Hyolithid



[hahy-ol-i-thid] /haɪˈɒl ɪ θɪd/

noun
1.
any invertebrate of the extinct genus Hyolithes, most common in the Cambrian Period, having a limy, univalve shell, and thought to be related to the pteropods.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to Hyolithes.

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