Miliola
Miliola Mil"i*o`la, n. [NL., dim. of L. milium millet. So named from its resemblance to millet seed.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of {Foraminifera}, having a porcelanous shell with several longitudinal chambers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Miliŏla — (M. Lam., Triloculina d Orby), Gattung der Foraminiferen, aus der Familie der Polythalamien (vielkammerigen Kopffüßlern); die Kammern so lang als die ganze Schale, von drei Seiten gegeneinanderstehend u. drei derselben sichtbar; Öffnung innen mit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • miliola — mi·li·o·la …   English syllables

  • miliola — mə̇ˈlīələ, ˌmilēˈōlə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Latin milium millet; from the resemblance of shells of animals of this genus to millet seed : a genus of Foraminifera (the type of a large family Miliolidae)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Olivella miliola — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastr …   Wikipedia

  • Foraminifera — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Foraminíferos Ammonia tepida. Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • miliolid — ˈmilēōlə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Miliolidae, from Miliola, type genus + idae : a foraminiferan of the genus Miliola or the family Miliolidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • milioline — ōˌlīn, lə̇n adjective Etymology: New Latin Miliola + English ine : relating or belonging to the genus Miliola or the family Miliolidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • miliolite — ōˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Miliola + English ite : a fossil shell of or similar to one of the genus Miliola …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miliolite — Mil i*o*lite, n. (Paleon.) A fossil shell of, or similar to, the genus {Miliola}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miliolitic — Mil i*o*lit ic, a. Of or pertaining to the genus {Miliola}; containing miliolites. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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