Acidaspis

noun

Ac·​i·​das·​pis
ˌa-sə-ˈda-spəs
: a genus of trilobites mostly with long spines found in the Ordovician, Silurian, and Devonian

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek akid-, akis + New Latin -aspis

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Acidaspis was in 1843

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“Acidaspis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acidaspis. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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