Bothriolepis

noun Both·ri·ol·e·pis \ˌbäthrēˈäləpə̇s\

Definition of Bothriolepis

  1. :  a genus of Devonian ostracoderms (family Asterolepidae)

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Origin and Etymology of bothriolepis

New Latin, from bothri- + -lepis


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