alveolite

noun

al·​ve·​o·​lite
alˈvēəˌlīt,
ˈalvē-
plural -s
: a fossil coral of Alveolites or a related genus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Alveolites

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alveolite was in 1818

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“Alveolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveolite. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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