Ichthyolite
Ichthyolite Ich"thy*o*lite, n. [Gr. 'ichqy`s, -y`os, a fish + -lite.] (Paleon.) A fossil fish, or fragment of a fish.

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  • ichthyolite — [ik′thē ō līt΄, ik′thē əlīt΄] n. [ModL: see ICHTHYO & LITE] a fossil of a fish or of part of a fish …   English World dictionary

  • ichthyolite — a fossil of whole or part of a fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyolite — ichthyolitic /ik thee euh lit ik/, adj. /ik thee euh luyt /, n. a fossil fish. [1820 30; ICHTHYO + LITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ichthyolite — n. fossil fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichthyolite — ich·thy·o·lite …   English syllables

  • ichthyolite — n. a fossil fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ichthyol — Ich thy*ol, n. [Gr. ichqy s, y os, a fish + (prob.) L. oleum oil; but cf. {Ichthyolite}.] (Chem.) An oily substance prepared by the dry distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. It is used in medicine as a remedy in some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ichthus —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ichthys —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ichthyolitic — adjective see ichthyolite * * * ichthyolitic / litˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ichthyo …   Useful english dictionary

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