Definition of Anachopteris
: 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: 1874See Words from the same year
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