nummulite definition

  • noun:
    • A large, coin-shaped, fossil foraminifer associated with genus Nummulites, extensively distributed in limestone formations from Eocene Epoch to the Miocene Epoch associated with Cenozoic.
    • A protozoan through the Tertiary period, understood just as fossils
    • A fossil of this genus Nummulites and allied genera.
    • A member of the genus Nummulites or family Nummulitid√¶: used in a broad sense, generally in the plural, for a fossil nummuline shell of almost any kind.
    • big fossil protozoan of this Tertiary duration

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