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1. brachiopod

noun. ['ˈbreɪkiːəˌpɑːd'] marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide.

Synonyms

  • lamp shell
  • Brachiopoda
  • lampshell
  • phylum Brachiopoda

Etymology

  • -pod (English)
  • ποδός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • brachio- (English)
  • bracchium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Brachiopod

  • arthropod
  • cephalopod
  • seedpod
  • tripod

Example sentences of the word brachiopod


1. Noun, singular or mass
If they are dissimilar, the creature was a brachiopod, an ancient cousin to the clam.

2. brachiopod

adjective. ['ˈbreɪkiːəˌpɑːd'] of or belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda.

Etymology

  • -pod (English)
  • ποδός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • brachio- (English)
  • bracchium (Latin)
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