Ceratites

noun
Cer·a·ti·tes | \ˌserəˈtītēz\

Definition of Ceratites 

: a genus (the type of the large family Ceratitidae) of Triassic ammonites having the septa with simple rounded saddles and finely denticulated lobes

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Other Words from Ceratites

ceratitic \¦serə¦titik \ adjective
ceratitoid \ˌserəˈtīˌtȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Ceratites

New Latin, from cerat- + -ites -ite

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