Lituites

noun Lit·u·i·tes

Definition of Lituites

  1. :  a genus of Ordovician nautiloid mollusks with the shell fully coiled when young but with the later increments forming a straight tube

lituitoid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of lituites

New Latin, from Latin lituus + New Latin -ites


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