Meaning of belemnite

bel•em•nite

Pronunciation: (bel'um-nīt"), [key]
— n. Paleontol.
  1. a conical fossil, several inches long, consisting of the internal calcareous rod of an extinct animal allied to the cuttlefish; a thunderstone.
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