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A rudist bivalve mollusc of the Cretaceous family Radiolitidae.
Of or relating to the family Radiolitidae; characterized by fossils of this family.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Archibald Geikie (1835–1924), geologist and historian. From scientific Latin Radiolites, genus name + -id, after scientific Latin Radiolitidae, family name (attributed to J.E. Gray 1848, but his use has not been traced).
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