Amblysiphonella

noun
Am·​bly·​si·​pho·​nel·​la

Definition of Amblysiphonella

: a genus of thin-walled extinct calcareous sponges including important index fossils of Pennsylvanian age

First Known Use of Amblysiphonella

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amblysiphonella

New Latin, from ambly- + Latin siphon-, sipho + New Latin -ella

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“Amblysiphonella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amblysiphonella. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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