noun Cay·to·nia \kāˈtōnēə, -nyə\

Definition of Caytonia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Caytoniaceae and the order Caytoniales) of fossil gymnospermous plants of the Mesozoic era having seeds enclosed in a carpellike case that suggests their ancestry to the angiosperms

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Origin and Etymology of caytonia

New Latin, from Cayton, England + New Latin -ia

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a brief usually trivial fact

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