Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fossilized footprint.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fossilized footprint or track of an animal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fossil footprint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fossil footprint; the fossilized track or trace of an animal: used mostly in compounds: as, ornithichnite, sauroidichnite, tetrapodichnite. See these words, and cut under footprint.

Etymologies

Greek ikhnos, track + -ite1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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