Lingula

Lin"gu*la

(l"g*l), n.;
pl. -l (l"g*l).
[L., a little tongue.] 1. (Anat.) A tonguelike process or part.
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2. (Zol.) Any one of numerous species of brachiopod shells belonging to the genus Lingula, and related genera. See Brachiopoda, and Illustration in Appendix.
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Lingula flags (Geol.), a group of strata in the lower Silurian or Cambrian system of Wales, in which some of the layers contain vast numbers of a species of Lingula.
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