Definition of Ichnite

1. n. A fossil footprint; as, the ichnites in the Triassic sandstone.



Definition of Ichnite

1. Noun. A fossilized footprint or track of an animal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ichnite

1. a fossil footprint [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ichnite

1. A fossil footprint; as, the ichnites in the Triassic sandstone. Origin: Gr. Track, footstep. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ichnite

ichidai toshiyori
ichimon
iching
ichn-
ichneumia
ichneumon
ichneumon fly
ichneumon wasp
ichneumon wasps
ichneumonid
ichneumonidan
ichneumonidans
ichneumonides
ichneumonids
ichneumons
ichnite (current term)
ichnites
ichno-
ichnocoenose
ichnocoenoses
ichnocoenosis
ichnofacies
ichnofossil
ichnofossils
ichnogenera
ichnogenus
ichnogram
ichnograms
ichnographic
ichnographical

Literary usage of Ichnite

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"... a track discovered by Mr. Pliny Moody, the first person in the whole world who exhumed an ichnite, BO far as has been determined. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1873)
"... the first person in the whole world who ex- in ichnite, RO far as has been determined. The animal had a inches long, very broad, perhaps web-footed, ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... n. footway; spec, sidewalk, berm. footprint, n. step or footstep, vestige (literary); spec, prick, track, trace, pug (Anglo-Indian), seal, pad, ichnite, ..."

4. The Geological History of Plants by John William Dawson (1888)
"... as Zeil- Flo ^—^^ycu* (Bv*ichnite*) ler has shown be ***, an animal burrow of the Siluro-Cam- brian, probably of a crustacean. o, Track made by the bur- ..."

5. Murchison in Moray: A Geologist on Home Ground : With the Correspondence of by Michael Collie, John Diemer (1995)
"... 1862 LGS/M/J5/1 Encouraged by your last kind letter I have been carrying on my search among the Tarbat ichnite beds in company with my friend the Rev. ..."

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