Hamites

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hamites

  1. plural form of Hamite

Etymology 2[edit]

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Latin hamites "with a hook", from hāmus "hook" plus -ites. Named by James Parkinson in Organic Remains of the Former World (1811), after the hook-like shape of the fossils.

Proper noun[edit]

Hamites (plural Hamitae)

  1. a group of heteromorph ammonites of the Turrilitaceae superfamily, alive during the Cretaceous