noun Bai·era \ˈbīərə\

Definition of Baiera

  1. :  a genus of fossil gymnosperms (family Ginkgoaceae) that are known from the Trias to the Lower Cretaceous and are considered by some paleobotanists to be ancestors of the fossil and surviving ginkgoes

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Origin and Etymology of baiera

New Latin, after J. J. Baier †1735 German naturalist

First Known Use: 1873

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to cast off or become cast off

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