n. a chambered and coiled ammonoid (an extinct mollusk)

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  • Ammonites — • A race closely allied to the Hebrews Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ammonites     Ammonites     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ammonites — peuple sémite issu d Ammon, selon la Bible. Installés sur la r. dr. du Jourdain (XIVe s. av. J. C.), ils furent soumis par les Hébreux au VIIIe s. av. J. C …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ammonites — ˌaməˈnīd.ēz noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from ammonites ammonite 1. in former classifications : a genus of ammonites 2. : a group of ammonites comprising forms known only from fragments too imperfect to allow accurate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ammonites — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ammonite. Les Ammonites sont un peuple de la Bible. Ils sont un peuple de fils de Loth. Ils habitaient à l est de la demi tribu orientale de Manassé, et avaient pour capitale Rabbath Ammon (Amman). Ils furent… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ammonites — {{#}}{{LM A41634}}{{〓}} {{[}}ammonites{{]}} ‹a·mmo·ni·tes› {{◆}}(pl. ammonites){{◇}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} → {{↑}}amonites{{↓}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Ammonites — Inhabitants of land east of the River Jordan (= modern state of Jordan, whose capital is Amman): there was intermittent warfare between Israel and Ammon with oscillating fortunes. In spite of victories by Saul (1 Sam. 11) and David (2 Sam. 12)… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • AMMONITES (Orient ancien) — AMMONITES, Orient ancien Tribu araméenne qui, au AMMONITES (Orient ancien) XIIe siècle, s’installa en Transjordanie pour occuper un territoire mal défini au nord de Moab, près du cours supérieur du Yabboq. Le récit populaire de la Genèse (XIX, 30 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ammonites (Book of Mormon) — According to the Book of Mormon, the Ammonites were a group of Lamanites who had been converted to the Christian religion of the Nephites by the missionary efforts of Ammon and his brothers. They rejected the traditions of their fathers and… …   Wikipedia

  • ammonites — ► masculino PALEONTOLOGÍA Cefalópodo con caparazón externo arrollado en espiral y tabicado. Existió en el período Jurásico …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • AMMONITES —    1) a Semitic race living E. of the Jordan; at continual feud with the Jews, and a continual trouble to them, till subdued by Judas Maccabæus.    2) a genus of fossil shells curved into a spiral form like the ram horn on the head of the image… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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