Definition of Belemnites

1. Noun. (plural of belemnite) ¹



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Definition of Belemnites

1. belemnite [n] - See also: belemnite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Belemnites

belectured
belectures
belecturing
belee
beleed
beleeing
belees
beleeve
beleft
beleive
beleived
beleiver
beleives
beleiving
belemnite
belemnites (current term)
belemnitic
belemnoid
belendorffite
belepered
beletter
belfried
belfries
belfry
belga
belgard
belgards
belgas
belibel
belibelled

Literary usage of Belemnites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of the Mollusca: Being a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells by Samuel Peckworth Woodward, Ralph Tate (1875)
"More than 100 species of belemnites have been found in a fossil state, ranging from the lias to the chalk, and distributed over all Europe. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The belemnites Probably belong to this family, but it is impossible to ... Of all fossils the belemnites are the most abundant, particularly in chalk and ..."

3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"Figures and Descriptions illustrative of British Organic Remains. Monograph II., 1864. THE fossil shell called belemnites consists fundamentally of (r) a ..."

4. Descriptive Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Invertebrata by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1856)
"Five specimens of the guard of the belemnites hybridus, Duval. From the Neocomian formations of the chloritic valleys, Robion, ..."

5. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... AMMONITES AND belemnites, THE DOMINANT ANIMALS OF MESOZOIC SEAS Ammonites General Characters. — The Mesozoic seas were characterized by an abundance of ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1836)
"On British belemnites. By JOHN PHILLIPS, FRS, fr.S., Professor of Geology in King's College, London. [The leading results of these two communications, ..."

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