noun Hy·ol·i·thes \hīˈäləˌthēz\

Definition of Hyolithes

  1. :  a genus of Paleozoic swimming pteropod mollusks especially common in the Cambrian


\-thə̇d\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of hyolithes

New Latin, probably from hy- + -lithes (from Greek lithos stone)

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to cast off or become cast off

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