nummulites definition

  • noun:
    • Plural type of nummulite.
    • A genus of extinct Tertiary Foraminifera, having a thin, flat, circular shell, containing numerous little chambers arranged spirally.
    • The leading genus of fossil foraminifers of the family members Nummulinid√¶, or typical of a household Nummulitid√¶.

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