Words nearby belemnite
Origin of belemnite
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As a genus it holds a place intermediate between the Cuttle-fish and the Belemnite.The World Before the Deluge|Louis Figuier
They are dark marly bands, in which a Belemnite, Actinocamax plenus, is found.The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight|J. Cecil Hughes
Cerau′nite, a belemnite; Cerau′noscope, an apparatus for imitating thunder and lightning in ancient mysteries.
De Montfort's figure of this genus appears as if it had been drawn from the nucleus of a Belemnite.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
Here is a piece of Belemnite in limestone, and the fracture in the fossil presents the usual glistening planes of cleavage.The Cruise of the Betsey|Hugh Miller