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Origin of ammonite1
OTHER WORDS FROM ammoniteam·mo·nit·ic [am-uh-nit-ik], /ˌæm əˈnɪt ɪk/, adjectiveam·mon·i·toid [uh-mon-i-toid], /əˈmɒn ɪˌtɔɪd/, adjective
Words nearby ammonite
Definition for ammonite (2 of 3)
Definition for ammonite (3 of 3)
OTHER WORDS FROM AmmoniteAm·mon·it·ish, adjectivepre-Am·mon·ite, adjective, noun
Example sentences from the Web for ammonite
The land north of the Arnon became Amorite; but the Ammonite frontier was too well defended to be broken through.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
Ammonite: Favier type; ammonium nitrate 75, dinitronaphthalene or other nitro-body, salt 20.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Ramshorn, ramz′horn, n. a semicircular work of low profile in the ditch of a fortified place: an ammonite: a fossil cephalopod.
It has been divided on the coast into four distinct zones, each characterised by its own particular species of ammonite.Devonshire|Francis A. Knight
There was Mr. H. of the Linnean Society, whose waxed moustache curled round upon itself like an ammonite.Alone|Norman Douglas