Definition of Cordaitaceae
: a family of chiefly Paleozoic plants (order Cordaitales) of which Cordaites is the chief and typical genus
cordaitaceous\¦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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