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A marine invertebrate of the phylum "Brachiopoda", which comprises the lamp shells.
- ‘There he found invertebrates such as trilobites, bryozoa, and brachiopods - fossil remains that serve as a window on deep time.’
- ‘Crinoids, together with brachiopods, dominated the Paleozoic sessile benthos.’
- ‘Most such particles are echinoderm stem ossicles, brachiopods, bryozoans or other corals.’
- ‘The section is very fossiliferous, with an abundant brachiopod, bryozoan, coral, and phacopsid trilobite assemblage.’
- ‘Corals, conodonts, bivalves, brachiopods and cephalopods have comparable intracratonic distribution patterns.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.