Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A fossil cephalopod of the genus Orthoceras or the family Orthoceratidæ. Also orthoceratoid.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) An orthoceras; also, any fossil shell allied to Orthoceras.

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

  • noun An orthoceras.
  • noun Any fossil shell allied to Orthoceras.

Etymologies

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ortho- + Ancient Greek a horn.

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