turrilite

Turrilite

Tur"ri*lite\, n. [L. turris tower + Gr. ? stone: cf. F. turrilite.] (Paleon.) Any fossil ammonite of the genus Turrilites. The shell forms an open spiral with the later whorls separate.
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