Definition of Gristhorpia
: a genus of fossil plants of the Jurassic formations of England that are usually considered to be angiosperms and have pyriform carpels or carpellary fruits enclosing ovule or seed
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Origin and Etymology of gristhorpia
New Latin, from Gristhorpe, Yorkshire, England + New Latin -ia
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