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Ammonite meaning in English

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Ammonite

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Noun

1. ammonite, ammonoid

one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks

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Ammonite

see synonyms of ammonite
noun
1. 
any extinct marine cephalopod mollusc of the order Ammonoidea, which were common in Mesozoic times and generally had a coiled partitioned shell. Their closest modern relative is the pearly nautilus
2. 
the shell of any of these animals, commonly occurring as a fossil
noun
1. 
an explosive consisting mainly of ammonium nitrate with smaller amounts of other substances, such as TNT
2. 
a nitrogenous fertilizer made from animal wastes

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Ammonite

see synonyms of ammonite
noun
any of the flat, usually coiled fossil shells of an extinct order (Ammonoidea) of cephalopod mollusks dominant in the Mesozoic era

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Ammonite

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n.
1. A member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Ammon, mentioned frequently in the Bible.
2. The Semitic language of the Ammonites.
n.
1. An extinct cephalopod mollusk of the order Ammonitida of the Permian to Cretaceous Periods, having a thick, usually coiled shell characterized by intricate suture patterns where the septa between individual chambers join the outer shell wall.
2. An ammonoid.

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