Bactrites

noun
Bac·tri·tes | \ bakˈtrītēz \

Definition of Bactrites 

: a genus of Devonian ammonoids with straight tapering shells and simple sutures

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Other words from Bactrites

bactritoid \ˈbaktrəˌtȯid \ adjective

First Known Use of Bactrites

circa 1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bactrites

New Latin, from Greek baktron stick, staff + Latin -ites -ite

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