noun, plural spir·u·lae [spir-yuh-lee, -oo-lee]. /ˈspɪr yəˌli, -ʊˌli/.
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Among the tufts of grass on the sloping sides of this mound were great numbers of Spirula-shells in a tolerably perfect condition.Cruise of the 'Alert'|R. W. Coppinger
In places in New Zealand, and elsewhere, large fossil deposits of Spirula peroni occur.
After a gale, on looking amongst the wrack cast up by the highest waves, large numbers of our Spirula will be found.
The latter is partly straight and partly convoluted, nearly as in Spirula.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
A series of Chambers joining each other, as in Nautilus, Spirula, &c.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby