any ammonite of the genus Baculites, of the Cretaceous Period, having a straight shell with a spiral tip.

1815–25; < Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -ite1

baculitic [bak-yuh-lit-ik] , adjective
baculoid, noun Unabridged
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