Atrypa

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Atrypa (Paleon) A extinct genus of Branchiopoda, very common in Silurian limestones.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n atrypa A genus of brachiopods, typical of the family Atrypidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'a priv. + a hole

Usage

In literature:

A species of ribbed Atrypa.
"In the Arctic Seas" by Francis Leopold McClintock
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