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Definition of the noun ammonoid

What does ammonoid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ammonoids

  1. one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • synonym of ammonoid: ammonite
    • more generic word: fossil = the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

Alternative definition of the noun ammonoid

noun

  1. See ammonite.

Definition of the adjective ammonoid

What does ammonoid mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Characteristic of an ammonite

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Google previewAdvancing Research on Living and Fossil Cephalopods (2013)

Development and Evolution Form, Construction, and Function Taphonomy, Palaeoecology, Palaeobiogeography, Biostratigraphy, and Basin Analysis by Federico Olóriz, Francisco J. Rodríguez-Tovar

The largest documented Paleozoic ammonoid is a specimen of Metalegoceras crenatum Nassichuk, Furnish and Glenister described and figured by those authors from the Lower Permian of the Yukon Territory, Canada (Figure 1).

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

ammonoid fossil, especially one of a later type found chiefly in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, typically with intricately frilled suture lines. Compare with cERATITE and GONIATITE. o Typified by ammonoids ofthe order Ammonitida.

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States for 1936-1960 (1966)

by Grace C. Keroher

Lower unit, which includes lower and middle formation of Delaware Mountain sandstone, the equivalent Word formation, and certain limestones of the marginal belt, contains ammonoid Waagen- occras and is characterized by species of ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

Any ammonoid belonging to the order Ammonitida, characterized by a thick, strongly ornamented shell with sutures having finely divided lobes and saddles. Range ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Evolutionary Biology (2009)

by Elizabeth Owen, Eve Daintith

ammonite (ammonoid) Fossil cephalo- pod mollusks with external coiled chambered shells related to present-day squids and nautiluses. They are one of the most important fossil groups used for dating the rocks of the ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

ammonoid ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

An ammonoid cephalopod found in the Permian Period and typical of Triassic deposits. ceratoid a. [Gr. keras, horn; eidos , form] Horny; horn-like or horn-shaped. ceratophore a. [Gr. keras, horn; phoreus, ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

See also AMMONOID. Reconstruction of squidlike belemnoid cephalopods from the Cretaceous System, southern Tennessee COURTESY OF THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NEW YORK Belfast District, seaport, and ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

ammonoid l'eem-s,r\oid/ n [C] earth science an AMMONITE ammunition /.aem-jg'nij'-gn/, infml ammo /'aem-oo/ ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Ammonoid embryonic development. In: Landman, N.H., Tanabe, K., Davis, R.A. (Eds.) ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

— DERIVATIVES ammonoid n.

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1N1O1I1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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