Favosite
Favosite Fav"o*site, a. (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the genus Favosites. [1913 Webster]

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  • Favosite — (Favosites Lam.), Gattung der Porenkorallen (s.d.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • favosite — ● favosite nom masculin (latin favus, rayon de miel) Polypier fossile très commun dans les terrains primaires …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • favosite — /fav euh suyt /, n. any of numerous corals of the extinct genus Favosites, most common during the Silurian and Devonian periods, having polygonal cells with rows of pores in the walls. [1825 35; < NL Favosites, equiv. to L fav(us) honeycomb +… …   Universalium

  • favosite — fav·o·site …   English syllables

  • favosite — ˈfavəˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Favosites : a fossil coral of the genus Favosites or a related genus * * * /fav euh suyt /, n. any of numerous corals of the extinct genus Favosites, most common during the Silurian and Devonian periods,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wabencoralline — Wabencoralline, so v.w. Favosite …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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