brachiopod

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From brachio- +‎ -pod.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹækɪəˌpɒd/, /ˈbɹeɪkɪoʊˌpɒd/

Noun[edit]

brachiopod (plural brachiopods)

  1. Any of many marine invertebrates, of the phylum Brachiopoda, that have bivalve dorsal and ventral shells with two tentacle-bearing arms that capture food

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