Hyolithes

noun
Hy·​ol·​i·​thes | \ hīˈäləˌthēz \

Definition of Hyolithes

: a genus of Paleozoic swimming pteropod mollusks especially common in the Cambrian

Other Words from Hyolithes

hyolithid \ -​thə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Hyolithes

New Latin, probably from hy- + -lithes (from Greek lithos stone)

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“Hyolithes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyolithes. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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