Origin of ammoniteModern Latin ammonites from Classical Latin (cornu) Ammonis, (horn) of Ammon from Jupiter Ammon, whose statues were represented with ram's horns
- An extinct cephalopod mollusk of the order Ammonitida of the Permian to Cretaceous Periods, having a thick, usually coiled shell characterized by intricate suture patterns where the septa between individual chambers join the outer shell wall.
- An ammonoid.
Origin of ammoniteNew Latin Ammōnītēs from Latin (cornū) Ammōnis (horn) of Amun, ammonite genitive of Ammōn Amun from Greek from Egyptian jmn
- A member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Ammon, mentioned frequently in the Bible.
- The Semitic language of the Ammonites.
Origin of AmmoniteFrom Late Latin Ammōnītēs the Ammonites from Hebrew 'ammônî Ammonite from 'ammôn Ammon perhaps of Canaanite origin &ayin;mm
- Native or inhabitant of Ammon