Definition of "ichthyolite" [ich•thy•o•lite]

  • A fossil of a fish. (noun)

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Use "ichthyolite" in a sentence
  • "I have seen the ichthyolite bed where they were as thickly covered with fossil remains as I have ever seen a fishing-bank covered with herrings."
  • "He ought, however, to have taken into account my further statement, namely, that the same nodule which enclosed the lignite contained part of another fossil, the well marked scales of _Diplacanthus striatus_, an ichthyolite restricted, like the"
  • "I laid open the nodule which contains this specimen, in one of the ichthyolite beds of Cromarty, rather more than eighteen years ago; but though I described it, in the first edition of my little work on the"