What is another word for trilobite?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈa͡ɪləbˌa͡ɪt] (IPA)

Trilobites are one of the earliest known groups of arthropods that appeared over 500 million years ago. In paleontological circles, there are several synonyms for the word "trilobite," which reflect linguistic or regional differences. Some alternate terms include "tri-lobster," "three-lobed creatures," and "three-parted shields." Other synonyms include "shrimp-fossils" and "crustaceans" since trilobites were marine animals that resembled modern-day crustaceans. In South America, the word "paleophyll" is often used to describe trilobites, while in China, they are referred to as "sanxian." These multiple names reflect the evolution of language and the diversity of scientific knowledge over time.

Synonyms for Trilobite:

What are the hypernyms for Trilobite?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Trilobite?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for trilobite (as nouns)

Usage examples for Trilobite

"Well, up to Derlingport this here Human trilobite of mine got loose from my side-show tent, and when they found him he had eat about half of the marble cornerstone out from under the Dawkins Building.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective"
Ellis Parker Butler
The trilobite with the largest number of rings, Erinnys venulosa, occurs here in conjunction with Agnostus and Microdiscus, the genera with the smallest number.
"The Student's Elements of Geology"
Sir Charles Lyell
A new genus of trilobite called Plutonia Sedgwickii, not yet figured and described, has been met with in the Harlech grits.
"The Student's Elements of Geology"
Sir Charles Lyell

Related words: trilobite definition, trilobite fossils, trilobites in the cretaceous period,

trilobites of the cambrian period, type of trilobite, cambrian trilobite, cambrian trilobite fossils

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