Gristhorpia

noun
Gris·​thor·​pia | \ grisˈthȯ(r)pēə\

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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History and Etymology for Gristhorpia

New Latin, from Gristhorpe, Yorkshire, England + New Latin -ia

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