One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally: of, relating to, or resembling the extinct genus Orbitolina of foraminiferans. Later: = orbitolinid.
Originally: a foraminiferan of this genus. Later: = orbitolinid.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From scientific Latin Orbitolina, genus name from orbitol- (in Orbitolites) + -ina.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.