BUTT-JOINT

\bˈʌtd͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪnt], \bˈʌtd‍ʒˈɔ‍ɪnt], \b_ˈʌ_t_dʒ_ˈɔɪ_n_t]\
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1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language

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globigerina

  • A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of Globigerinidæ, pelagic family foraminifers.
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