Olenus

noun Ole·nus \ˈōlēnəs\

Definition of Olenus

  1. :  a genus of trilobites from the Upper Cambrian of Europe having 12–15 thoracic segments, pleurae with sharp back-bent extremities, and a small pygidium

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Origin and Etymology of olenus

New Latin, after Olenus, character in Greco-Roman mythology who was changed into a stone pillar, from Latin, from Greek Ōlenos


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