adj. [Gr. Ammon, Jupiter; ferre, to carry]
Said of rocks containing ammonites.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Ammonitiferous — Am mon*i*tif er*ous, a. [Ammonite + ferous.] Containing fossil ammonites. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ammonitiferous — am·mo·nit·if·er·ous …   English syllables

  • ammonitiferous — |aməˌnīd.|if(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: ammonite (I) + i + ferous : containing ammonites …   Useful english dictionary

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