one of the marine invertebrates of the extinct phylum Archaeocyatha, widely distributed during the Cambrian Period, having a limy, typically conical or cylindrical skeleton composed of sievelike inner and outer walls.
. (in sponges) a type of amoebocyte capable of developing into other types of cells, especially reproductive cells.
. . abbreviation archaeology archeological archeology
of or relating to . Contemporary Examples Nor do we learn much about Rovena, except that she’s at one point “an intern at the archaeological Institute of Vienna.” Great Weekend Reads The Daily Beast February 3, 2011 Lawrence was hard-wired to love men, most especially Dahoum, a North Syrian boy he met during an archaeological […]
the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, and other such remains, especially those that have been excavated. Rare. ancient history; the study of antiquity. Contemporary Examples Hobbes lacked the data of archaeology and anthropology to inform his theories about the dangerous nature of pre-state […]