Haliserites

noun

Hal·​i·​se·​ri·​tes
ˌhaləsəˈrīt(ˌ)ēz,
həˌlis-
: a genus of Old World Cretaceous fossil plants of uncertain relationship possibly related to the dicotyledonous genus Fontainea but by some considered thallophytes because of the dichotomous flat leaves

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hali- + Greek seris endive + New Latin -ites

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“Haliserites.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haliserites. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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