: a genus of trilobites occurring abundantly in the Ordovician of northern Europe and having subequal cephala and pygidia

Word History


New Latin, irregular from Greek asaphēs indistinct, dim, from a- a- entry 2 + saphēs distinct, clear

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“Asaphus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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