Bai·​era | \ ˈbīərə \

Definition of Baiera

: 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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First Known Use of Baiera

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baiera

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

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“Baiera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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