globigerina ooze


a calcareous deposit occurring upon ocean beds and consisting mainly of the shells of dead foraminifers, especially globigerina.

Nearby words

  1. globeflower,
  2. globesity,
  3. globetrot,
  4. globetrotter,
  5. globigerina,
  6. globin,
  7. globish,
  8. globoid,
  9. globoid cell leukodystrophy,
  10. globose

Origin of globigerina ooze

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019