Definitions of brachiopod
  1. noun
    marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide
    synonyms: lamp shell, lampshell
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    type of:
    any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
  2. adjective
    of or belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda
    synonyms: brachiopodous
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