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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Origin and Etymology of baiera
New Latin, after J. J. Baier †1735 German naturalist
First Known Use: 1873See Words from the same year
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