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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


  1. See ammonite.

Definition of the adjective ammonoid

What does ammonoid mean as an attribute of a noun?


  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 previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

PerHyatt's classification of ammonoid cephalo- taining or belonging to phyllomorphs. HadIn + -ic.] which has been found in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

An ammonoid cephalopod of the group Claeochoanites. clog Cloeochoanites ( klé-ö-kö-a-ni'téz), n. pl. [NL., pl. of claochoanitis: see claochoanite. # of ellipochoanoid ammonoid cephalopods whic have a collar above as well as a funnel below ...

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 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 previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

A curious fossil ammonoid shell found in Cretaceous rocks of Europe, Asia, and America, characterized by the looseness of the turretcd shell, the last coil of which is of irregular curvature. It is one of the peculiar aberrant forms evolved in the ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

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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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