noun, plural lin·gu·lae [ling-gyuh-lee]. /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌli/.
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Origin of lingula
OTHER WORDS FROM lingulalin·gu·lar, adjective
Words nearby lingula
Example sentences from the Web for lingula
The genus Lingula (Mollusca) has also come down from remotest ages, having outlived all its earlier associates.Geology|James Geikie
The Buglossus solea or soale plana and oculata as also the Lingula or small soale all in very great plentie.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
In addition to the printed species, an anomalous Pinna, which I doubt not was the Lingula anatina, is here described.
Having minute hairs as in Orbicula, Lingula, &c. and the jointed feelers of the Cirripedes.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
In invertebrates, for example, a lingula from the Cambrian has reached a definite point of development from some earlier ancestor.