Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of holochoanitic nautiloid Cephalopoda having an apically swollen endosiphuncle. It occurs in the Trenton limestone.

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  • I'm in the room to take what the Aussies call a nanno nap.

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  • A study of coccoliths in the nanno/foram ooze, characteristic of ocean floor deposition at depths of between 2,000 m and 4,000 m, indicates that the crust was formed during the early or middle Miocene.

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  • By the way, I'm the type who cheats when doing crossword puzzles etc., and look up the answer if I can't figure it out in a nanno second.

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  • "Sometimes you find a 'nanno,' or something the size of your fingernail.

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