brevicone

noun
brevi·​cone | \ ˈbrevə̇ˌkōn \

Definition of brevicone

: a short blunt curved shell characteristic of certain Paleozoic cephalopods also : a fossil animal having such a shell

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Other Words from brevicone

breviconic \ ¦brevə̇¦känik \ adjective

History and Etymology for brevicone

brevi- + cone

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“Brevicone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brevicone. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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