: a genus (the type of the family Lepidodendraceae) of fossil trees having closely set slender or subulate leaves and resembling modern club mosses in their fructification see lepidostrobus
lepidodendron plural lepidodendrons : any tree of the genus Lepidodendron

Word History


New Latin, from lepid- + -dendron

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“Lepidodendron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lepidodendron. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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