noun Fav·o·si·tes

Definition of Favosites

  1. :  a genus (the type of a large exclusively Paleozoic family Favositidae) of extinct corals having polygonal cells with perforated walls especially abundant in the Silurian and Devonian rocks



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Origin and Etymology of favosites

New Latin, probably from (assumed) New Latin favosus + New Latin -ites -ite

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