plural -s
: a fossil nautiloid in which the funnels about the siphuncle extend from one septum to the next

Word History


New Latin Holochoanites, suborder of nautiloids in some classifications, from hol- + Greek choanē funnel (from chein to pour) + New Latin -ites -ite

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“Holochoanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holochoanite. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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