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[nuhm-yuh-lahyt] /ˈnʌm yəˌlaɪt/

a fossil foraminifer of the genus Camerina (Nummulites), having a calcareous, usually disklike shell.
any of various large fossil protozoans of the family Nummulitidae, common in Tertiary times: phylum Foraminifera (foraminifers)


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