plural noun Cor·dai·ta·ce·ae \ˌkȯ(r)dāˌīˈtāsēˌē, -ˌdīˈt-\

Definition of Cordaitaceae

  1. :  a family of chiefly Paleozoic plants (order Cordaitales) of which Cordaites is the chief and typical genus


\¦kȯ(r)dāˌī¦tāshəs, -ˌdī¦t-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cordaitaceae

New Latin, from Cordaites, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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