What does the word amoeba mean?

Usage examples for amoeba

  1. For what is the peculiarity of the Rhizopods, exemplified by the Amoeba? – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  2. Or the amoeba and the inert jelly of the Protobion? – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  3. Atom and star and flesh, These are but forms of the Soul; Amoeba, mastodon, man, But forms of the Soul forever ascending! – The Piper and the Reed by Robert Norwood