Hamites meaning

Plural form of Hamite.
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A group of heteromorph ammonites of the Turrilitaceae superfamily, alive during the Cretaceous.
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Origin of hamites

  • Latin hamites "with a hook", from hāmus "hook" plus -ites. Named by James Parkinson in Organic Remains of the Former World (1811), after the hook-like shape of the fossils.

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