orthoceracone

noun
or·​tho·​cer·​a·​cone | \ ˌȯ(r)thəˈserəˌkōn \

Definition of orthoceracone

: a straight nautiloid shell resembling that of Orthoceras

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History and Etymology for orthoceracone

New Latin Orthoceras + English cone

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“Orthoceracone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthoceracone. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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