Definition of Trilobites

1. Noun. (plural of trilobite) ¹



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Definition of Trilobites

1. trilobite [n] - See also: trilobite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trilobites

trilliums
trillo
trilloes
trills
trilly
trilobal
trilobate
trilobated
trilobation
trilobations
trilobe
trilobed
trilobes
trilobita
trilobite
trilobites (current term)
trilobitic
trilobitomorph
trilobitomorphs
trilocular
trilogarithm
trilogies
trilogy of fallot
trilostane
trim back
trim down
trim tab
trim up

Literary usage of Trilobites

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"Origin of the trilobites.—A study of the appendages of Trilo- bites leads Dr. Walcott to views confirmatory of those of Bernard in regard to the origin of ..."

2. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"Professor Walch of Jena, Germany, in 1771, gave them the generic name trilobites, a term that has since been raised to the rank of a subclass Trilobita of ..."

3. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1914)
"trilobites have a more or less distinctly three-lobed body, ... As compared with those of later times, the Cambrian trilobites are marked by the (usually) ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The initial decline of the trilobites.—No new families of trilobites, ... Singularly erratic developments of form attended the decline of the trilobites, ..."

5. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1895)
"It is now generally known that the youngest stages of trilobites found as fossils are minute ovate or discoid bodies, not more than one millimetre in length ..."

6. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1841)
"trilobites. The great extent to which trilobites are distributed over the surface ... No trilobites have yet been found in any strata more recent than the ..."

7. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... trilobites— Middle Silurian or Llandovery Beds—Lower Silurian rocks—Caradoc ... strata and Huronian rocks—Minnesota trilobites—Rocks older than the Cim- ..."

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