Definition of Phylum Brachiopoda
1. Noun. Marine invertebrates that resemble mollusks.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Brachiopod, Lamp Shell, Lampshell
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Derivative terms: Brachiopodous
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Brachiopoda
Literary usage of Phylum Brachiopoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"phylum Brachiopoda Brachiopods are marine animals having a calcareous bivalve shell and usually a short stalk which fastens them to the ocean bottom. ..."