Definition of Hippurite

1. n. A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup- shaped under valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. Hippurites are found only in the Cretaceous rocks.



Definition of Hippurite

1. Noun. (paleontology) A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus ''Hippurites'', of many species, having a conical, cup-shaped under valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hippurite

1. A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup-shaped under valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. Hippurites are found only in the Cretaceous rocks. Origin: Gr. Decked with a horse's tail; horse + tail: cf. F. Hippurite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippurite

hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian
hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
hippos
hipposiderid
hipposiderids
hippotamus
hippotigrine
hippotomy
hippurate
hippurates
hippuria
hippuric
hippuric acid
hippuricase
hippurite (current term)
hippurites
hippuryl-L-lysine hydrolase
hippus
hippuses
hippy
hippy jump
hippydom
hippydoms
hippyish
hips
hipshot
hipster
hipsterdom
hipsterish

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