Definitions for "Brachiopod"
One of the Brachiopoda, or its shell.
Brachiopod - Any marine, bivalve animal having shells unequal in size and shape.
(bra'-chi-o-pod) Any marine invertebrate belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda, and characterized by two bilaterally symmetrical (i.e.: both sides the same size and shape) valves. Brachiopods most often attach themselves to a substrate, but may also be free.