Definition of holochoanite
: a fossil nautiloid in which the funnels about the siphuncle extend from one septum to the next
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Origin and Etymology of holochoanite
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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