- grapple plant,
- grapple shot,
- grappling iron,
Origin of graptolite
Examples from the Web for graptolite
The strata consist of greywackes, flags and shales with seams and zones of graptolite shale which yield fossils sparingly.
Word Origin for graptolite
1838, from Modern Latin graptolithus, literally "written-stone," from Greek graptos "engraved, written, painted" (verbal adjective of graphein; see -graphy) + lithos "stone" (see litho-). So called because the fossils resemble writing.