ICHTHYODORULITE

Etymology

Noun

ichthyodorulite (plural ichthyodorulites)

(zoology) One of the spiny plates found on the back and tail of certain skates.

(geology) A fossil fish-spine found in stratified rock.

Source: Wiktionary


Ich`thy*o*dor"u*lite, n. Etym: [Gr. -lite.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: One of the spiny plates foundon the back and tail of certain skates.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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