arenicolite

noun
ar·​e·​nic·​o·​lite | \ -əˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of arenicolite

: a marking found on certain stratified rocks generally regarded as the trail of a mollusk or crustacean though formerly supposed to represent arenicolous worm borrows or trails

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History and Etymology for arenicolite

New Latin Arenicola + English -ite

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“Arenicolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arenicolite. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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