coprolitic
adjective see coprolite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Coprolitic — Cop ro*lit ic, a. Containing, pertaining to, or of the nature of, coprolites. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coprolitic — adjective Of or pertaining to coprolites. Pemberton, S. George and Robert W. Frey 1991. William Buckland and his Coprolitic vision . Ichnos, 1: 317–325. [ …   Wiktionary

  • coprolitic — See coprolite. * * * …   Universalium

  • coprolitic — cop·ro·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • coprolitic — adjective see coprolite …   Useful english dictionary

  • coprolite — coprolitic /kop reuh lit ik/, adj. /kop reuh luyt /, n. a stony mass consisting of fossilized fecal matter of animals. [1820 30; COPRO + LITE] * * * ▪ paleontology       the fossilized excrement of animals. The English geologist William Buckland… …   Universalium

  • coprolite — noun Date: 1829 fossilized excrement • coprolitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Seahorse — Taxobox fossil range = fossilrange|23|0 Lower Miocene to Present image width = 200px image caption = Hippocampus sp. name = Hippocampus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Syngnathiformes familia = Syngnathidae… …   Wikipedia

  • John Stevens Henslow — (February 6, 1796 May 16, 1861) was an English botanist and geologist.Henslow was born at Rochester, the son of a solicitor John Prentis Henslow, who was the son of Sir John Henslow. He was educated at St. John s College, Cambridge where he… …   Wikipedia

  • coprolite —   n. fossilized faeces.    ♦ coprolith, n. hard mass of faecal matter.    ♦ coprolitic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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