Hippurite Definition

noun

(paleontology) A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup-shaped undervalve, with a flattish upper valve or lid.

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Other Word Forms of Hippurite

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Singular:
hippurite
Plural:
hippurites

Origin of Hippurite

  • Ancient Greek ἵππος (hippos, “horse”) + οὐρά (oura, “tail”) +‎ -ite

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