/ (ˈfɔːnjʊlə) /
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noun plural -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules
the fauna of a small single environment
fossil fauna, dominated by representatives of a single community, found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Word Origin for faunula
C20: from fauna + -ule
Words nearby faunula
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