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Ammonite
Ammonite Am"mon*ite, n. [L. cornu Ammonis born of Ammon; L. Ammon, Gr. ? an appellation of Jupiter, as represented with the horns of a ram. It was originally the name of an. Egyptian god, Amun.] (Paleon.) A fossil cephalopod shell related to the nautilus. There are many genera and species, and all are extinct, the typical forms having existed only in the Mesozoic age, when they were exceedingly numerous. They differ from the nautili in having the margins of the septa very much lobed or plaited, and the siphuncle dorsal. Also called serpent stone, snake stone, and cornu Ammonis.

Meaning of Ammonite from wikipedia

- Ammonoidea of the cl**** Cephalopoda. These molluscs, commonly referred to as ammonites, are more closely related to living coleoids (i.e., octopuses, squid,...
- Ammonite is an upcoming British romantic drama film written and directed by Francis Lee. The film is inspired by the life of British paleontologist Mary...
- Ammonites are an extinct group of marine animals. The term can specifically refer to members of: Ammonoidea, a subcl**** Ammonitida, an order Ammonitina...
- Ammonite is the extinct Canaanite language of the Ammonite people mentioned in the Bible, who used to live in modern-day Jordan, and after whom its capital...
- The people of this kingdom are called "Children of Ammon" or "Ammonites". The Ammonites occupied the northern Central Trans-Jordanian Plateau from the...
- Ammonite is Nicola Griffith's first novel, published in 1992 (ISBN 978-0-345-37891-0). It won both the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT (****, ****, bi****ual...
- Book of Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible and the Old Testament, Tobiah was an Ammonite official who attempted to hinder Nehemiah's efforts to rebuild Jerusalem...
- Uhligia is a genus of Lower Cretaceous (Barremian) ancylocerid ammonoid cephalopods initially found in Germany. Uhligia, named by Koenen, 1904, has the...
- For the plant genus Clymenia, see Clymenia (plant) Clymenia is a genus in the ammonoid order Clymeniida, restricted to the Upper Devonian, characterized...
- Acanthoceras is an extinct cephalopod genus belonging to the subcl**** Ammonoidea and family Acanthoceratidae that lived from the Albian to Early Coniacian...
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