Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A generic name which has been given to supposed annelid tubes or worm-casts occurring in many sandstone rocks, especially those of Cambrian age.

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

  • noun (Paleon.) A tubular structure found in Potsdam sandstone, and believed to be the fossil burrow of a marine worm.

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  • noun paleontology A tubular structure found in Potsdam sandstone, believed to be the fossil burrow of a marine worm.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σκώληξ (skōlēks, "worm") + λίθος (lithos, "stone")

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