Aptiana

noun

Ap·​ti·​ana
ˌaptēˈanə,
-ˈä-,
-ˈȧ- also -ˈā-
: a genus of fossil plants of the Lower Cretaceous of England said to represent one of the earliest known ancestors of existing angiosperms

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Etymology

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary Aptian

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“Aptiana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aptiana. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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