ammonite

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An ammonite

From French ammonite, from Latin Ammōnis (cornū) (horn of Ammon), as it was called by Pliny the Elder. Equivalent to Ammon +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

ammonite (plural ammonites)

  1. Any of an extinct group of cephalopods of the subclass Ammonoidea; a fossil shell of such an animal.
    Synonyms: ammonid, ammonoid

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Etymology 2[edit]

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From ammonium nitrate.

Noun[edit]

ammonite (uncountable)

  1. An explosive prepared from a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate; a form of amatol, popular in Eastern Europe and China.

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Noun[edit]

ammonite f (plural ammonites)

  1. ammonite

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ammonite m (plural ammoniti)

  1. ammonite (extinct cephalopod)
  2. ammonite(most rare mineral)
  3. Synonym of ammolite

Verb[edit]

ammonite

  1. second-person plural present indicative of ammonire
  2. second-person plural imperative of ammonire
  3. feminine plural of ammonito

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ammonite

  1. vocative masculine singular of ammonitus