one of many Brachiopoda or its shell
- of or from the phylum Brachiopoda
- marine pet with bivalve layer having a pair of hands bearing tentacles for taking food; discovered worldwide
- among the Brachiopoda, or its layer.
kind of bivalve mollusk, 1836, contemporary Latin, from Greek brakhion "arm" (see brachio-) + pous "foot" (see base (n.)). They usually have very long spiral "arms" on either side of these mouths.
(letter.) Among the Brachiopoda, or its shell.
Xliv.) has classified with appropriate names the various stages through which Brachiopod larvae pass.