Bennettites

noun Ben·net·ti·tes \ˌbe-nə-ˈtī-tēz\

Definition of Bennettites

  1. :  a genus of fossil gymnospermous plants (family Bennettitaceae) known only from seeds and parts of the fruits and often considered not demonstrably distinct from Cycadeoidea

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Origin and Etymology of bennettites

New Latin, from John Joseph Bennett †1876 English botanist + Latin -ites -ite


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