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Definition of "nummulites" [‖Num•mu•li•tes]

  • Plural form of nummulite. (noun)

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Use "nummulites" in a sentence
  • "There is a rich invertebrate fauna with thousands of remains, large and small, of nummulites, molluscs, gastropods, bivalves, echinoids and crabs, which, with the remains of plants, permit reconstruction of the ecology and habitat of the animals."
  • "Oolite found by Durand in a low range, standing by itself in the valley, it generally bears a vast quantity of nummulites and madrepores."
  • "They are generally of a coarse breccia, the component parts principally limestone; abundance of nummulites."
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