discina

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n discina any fungus of the genus Discina
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Discina (Zoöl) A genus of Branchiopoda, having a disklike shell, attached by one valve, which is perforated by the peduncle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n discina The typical genus of brachiopods of the family Discinidæ. The genus ranges from the Silurian to the present day.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. L. discus, disk, Gr.

Usage

In literature:

This is also called Discina venosa, Suec.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
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