baculite

noun
bac·​u·​lite | \ ˈbakyəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of baculite

: an ammonoid of the genus Baculites

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First Known Use of baculite

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Baculite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baculite. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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