\spˌɪɹɪtˈə͡ʊsə͡ʊ], \spˌɪɹɪtˈə‍ʊsə‍ʊ], \s_p_ˌɪ_ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈəʊ_s_əʊ]\
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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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