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 Ammonian Horn (The),A’mon’s Son (in Orlando Furioso) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Am’monites (3 syl.).
 
Fossil molluses allied to the nautilus and cuttlefish. So called because they resemble the horn upon the ancient statues of Jupiter Ammon. (See above.)   1
 


 Ammonian Horn (The),A’mon’s Son (in Orlando Furioso) 

 
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