Bufonite Definition

noun

(paleontology, obsolete) A fossil consisting of the petrified teeth and palatal bones of fishes belonging to the family of Pycnodonts, whose remains occur in the oolite and chalk formations.

Wiktionary
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Bufonite

Noun

Singular:
bufonite
Plural:
bufonites

Origin of Bufonite

  • Latin bufo toad and -ite. It was once believed to be formed in the head of a toad.

    From Wiktionary

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to bufonite using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

bufonite
Advertisement