Etymology
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brachiopod (n.)

type of bivalve mollusk of the class Brachiopoda, 1836, Modern Latin, from Greek brakhion "an arm" (see brachio-) + pous "foot" (from PIE root *ped- "foot"). They develop long spiral "arms" from either side of their mouths.

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Definitions of brachiopod
1
brachiopod (n.)
marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide;
Synonyms: lamp shell / lampshell
2
brachiopod (adj.)
of or belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda;
Synonyms: brachiopodous
From wordnet.princeton.edu