Rotalite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rotalite (Paleon) Any fossil foraminifer of the genus Rotalia, abundant in the chalk formation. See Illust. under Rhizopod.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rotalite a fossil rotalian
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. rota, wheel + -lite,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. rota, a wheel.