any of a large class (Trilobita) of extinct marine arthropods having the body divided by two furrows into three parts, found as fossils in Paleozoic rocks
Origin of trilobite; from Modern Latin Trilobites, Trilobita: see tri-, lobe, -ite
Any of numerous extinct marine arthropods of the class Trilobita, of the Paleozoic Era, having a segmented body divided by grooves into three longitudinal lobes and found as fossils throughout the world.
Origin of trilobiteNew Latin Trilobītēs, former class name, from Greek trilobos, three-lobed : tri-, tri- + lobos, lobe.
tri- +â€Ž lobe +â€Ž -ite