Calamariaceae

plural noun

Cal·​a·​mar·​i·​a·​ce·​ae
ˌkaləˌmerēˈāsēˌē
: 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
¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs
adjective
calamarian
ˌ⸗⸗ˈmerēən
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Calamariaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calamariaceae. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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