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n.1.(Zool.) A pteropod of the genus Cavolina. See Pteropoda, and Illustration in Appendix.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Atlantic Rainforest is the second largest tropical rainforest, after the Amazonian Hyalea. During recent decades, however, this vast region has been deforested and is nowadays reduced to 5% of its original distribution (Por 1992).