Anachopteris

noun An·a·chop·ter·is \ˌanəˈkäptərə̇s\

Definition of Anachopteris

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Anachopteridaceae) of fossil ferns characterized by pinnately divided leaves having all leaflets in the same plane and sporangia on the flattened margins of the ultimate segments

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Origin and Etymology of anachopteris

New Latin, from Late Greek anachoē eruption + New Latin -pteris


First Known Use: 1874


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