noun Le·cros·ia \ləˈkrȯsēə\

Definition of Lecrosia

  1. :  a genus of fossil coniferous woody plants of the Carboniferous and Permian periods characterized by isolated erect ovoid female cones that consist of numerous sessile narrow scales each of which bears two winged seeds

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Origin and Etymology of lecrosia

New Latin, from Le Cros, town in southeastern France + New Latin -ia

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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