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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 Ammonites from wikipedia

- The earliest ammonites appear during the Devonian, and the last species vanished in the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event. Ammonites are excellent...
- Ammonite is an upcoming British-Australian romantic drama film written and directed by Francis Lee. It stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. "In 1800s...
- The people of this kingdom are called "Children of Ammon" or "Ammonites". The Ammonites occupied the northern Central Trans-Jordanian Plateau from the...
- mentioned in the Bible Ammonite language, language of the Ammonites Ammonites (Book of Mormon), a people from the Book of Mormon Ammonite order, an architectural...
- own use. Tobiah was an Ammonite official (possibly a governor of Ammon, possibly also of Jewish descent). He incited the Ammonites to hinder Nehemiah's...
- like most other ammonites. These irregularly-coiled ammonites are called heteromorph ammonites, in contrast to regularly coiled ammonites, which are called...
- brethren, the Ammonites were re-located to the Nephite land of Jershon and the Nephites took up their defense in their behalf. The Ammonites, in return,...
- will portray Charlotte Murchison opposite Kate Winslet's Mary Anning in Ammonite, a drama about a romantic relationship between the two women in the 1840s...
- For the plant genus Clymenia, see Clymenia (plant) Clymenia is a genus in the ammonoid order Clymeniida, restricted to the Upper Devonian, characterized...
- Parkinsonia is a genus of ammonites belonging to the family Parkinsoniidae. These fast-moving n****nic carnivores lived from the Bajocian age to the Bathonian...
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