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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Orthoceras.

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  • noun Plural form of orthoceratite.


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  • Great was the delight of all to find them described as orthoceratites, and an expedition to the spot was planned for some half-holiday.

    Brave Men and Women Fuller, O E 1884

  • "Thus the encrinites, the belemnites, the orthoceratites, the ostracites, the terebratules, etc., all animals which habitually live at the bottom, found for the most part among the fossils deposited on the point of the globe in question, are unimpeachable witnesses which attest that this same place was once part of the bottom or great depths of the sea."

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution His Life and Work 1872


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