Lituite
Lituite Lit"u*ite (l[i^]t"u*[-i]t; 135), n. [See {Lituus}.] (Paleon.) Any species of ammonites of the genus {Lituites}. They are found in the Cretaceous formation. [1913 Webster]

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  • lituite — lit·u·ite …   English syllables

  • lituite — ˌwīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Lituites : a fossil of the genus Lituites …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lituiform — Lit u*i*form, a. [Lituus + form.] Having the form of a lituus; like a lituite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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