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ichthyodorulite

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fossilized spine of a fish or fish-like vertebrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the spiny plates found on the back and tail of certain skates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology One of the spiny plates found on the back and tail of certain skates.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • Get the passive student once into palæozoology, and he takes your other hard names -- your ichthyodorulite, trogontherium, lepidodendron, and bothrodendron -- for granted, contemplating them, indeed, with a kind of religious awe or devotional reverence.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

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