ammonites and belemnites are abundant and gasteropods are very common (Nerinea, Chemnitzia, Bourgetia, &c.).
When was it ever known that the ammonites proved wanting to their own interests?
Certain strata of Jurassic age are literally filled with ammonites, some shells being several feet in diameter.
He, after this, overthrew the ammonites, and appointed that they should pay tribute.
Moloch was a god of the ammonites, also worshiped among the Israelites.
It was in the Jurassic that the ammonites reached their height.
The most remarkable fossils in the Lower Greensand are the various genera and species of the ammonites and their kindred.
The ammonites did not wait for a formal declaration of war by David.
And the ammonites gave gifts to Ozias: and his name was spread abroad even to the entrance of Egypt for his frequent victories.
Of this kind is the war of Jephthah against the ammonites, in defence of their borders.
"cephalopod mollusk," 1758, from French (Breyn, 1732), "better established" [Century Dictionary] by French zoologist Jean Guillaume Bruguière (c.1750-1798) in 1789, from Medieval Latin (cornu) Ammonis "horn of Ammon," the Egyptian god of life and reproduction, who was depicted with ram's horns, which the fossils resemble. The resemblance also was noted in ancient times.