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Definition of Ammonites

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 appeared during the Devonian, and the last species vanished in the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event. Ammonites are excellent...
- The people of this kingdom are called "Children of Ammon" or "Ammonites". The Ammonites occupied the northern Central Trans-Jordanian Plateau from the...
- across the beach at low tide in search of fossils for her shop, with tiny ammonites being her most common find. When she returns, she helps her mother wash...
- the Bible Ammonite language, language of the Ammonites Ammonite order, an architectural order featuring ammonite-shaped capitals Ammonite (novel), a...
- 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...
- 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...
- or Milkom (Ammonite: 𐤌𐤋𐤊𐤌 MLKM; Hebrew: מִלְכֹּם‎ Mīlkōm) was the name of either the national god, or a po****r god, of the Ammonites. He is attested...
- pain upon the Moabites in the manner in which he did with regard to the Ammonites. Fritz Hommel regards Moab as an abbreviation of Immo-ab = "his mother...
- Ammonite is the twenty first album by the ****anese rock group Plastic Tree....
- like most other ammonites. These irregularly-coiled ammonites are called heteromorph ammonites, in contrast to regularly coiled ammonites, which are called...
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