\nˈɪkələs bɹˈɛtən], \nˈɪkələs bɹˈɛtən], \n_ˈɪ_k_ə_l_ə_s b_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ə_n]\
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1910 - Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern
By Charles Dudley Warner

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  • 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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