Lanarkia

noun

La·​nar·​kia
ləˈnärkēə
: a genus of fossil ostracoderms from Silurian beds having the body covered with small pointed hollow spines

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Lanark county, Scotland, its locality + New Latin -ia

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“Lanarkia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lanarkia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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