Calamariaceae

plural noun Cal·a·mar·i·a·ce·ae \ˌkaləˌmerēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Calamariaceae

  1. :  a family of Paleozoic horsetaillike pteridophytes having Calamites as its principal genus and being variously considered as belonging to the order Equisetales or in some classifications as coextensive with a separate order

calamariaceous

adjective

calamarian

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of calamariaceae

New Latin, from Latin calamarius of a writing reed (from calamus reed, from Greek kalamos) + New Latin -aceae


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