GLOXINIA

\ɡlɒksˈɪni͡ə], \ɡlɒksˈɪni‍ə], \ɡ_l_ɒ_k_s_ˈɪ_n_iə]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

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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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