Hamamelites

noun
Ham·​a·​mel·​i·​tes | \ ˌhaməˈmeləˌtēz, -məˈlīt(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Hamamelites

: a genus of fossil plants having leaves similar to those of the witch hazel

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History and Etymology for Hamamelites

New Latin, from Hamamelis + -ites

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“Hamamelites.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hamamelites. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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