ammolite

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noun am·mo·lite \ˈa-mə-ˌlīt\

Definition of ammolite

plural

ammolites

  1. :  a semi-precious gemstone consisting of fossilized ammonite shells The winner will be sent an ammolite trophy, the official gemstone of the Alberta. — Eric Volmers, Calgary Herald (Alberta, Canada), 21 Nov. 2009

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Origin and Etymology of ammolite

probably blend of 1ammonite and -lite


First Known Use: 1982


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