Endoceras

noun
En·​doc·​er·​as | \ enˈdäsərəs \

Definition of Endoceras

: a genus (the type of the family Endoceratidae) of Ordovician and Silurian nautiloid cephalopods with a straight shell having a very large siphuncle and endocones and reaching a length of 12 feet

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Other Words from Endoceras

endoceratid \ ¦endō¦serətə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Endoceras

New Latin, from end- + -ceras

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“Endoceras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Endoceras. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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