Lanarkia

noun
La·​nar·​kia | \ ləˈnärkēə \

Definition of Lanarkia

: a genus of fossil ostracoderms from Silurian beds having the body covered with small pointed hollow spines

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History and Etymology for Lanarkia

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 19 Sep. 2020.

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