Lesleya

noun
Les·​leya | \ ˈleslēə, ˈlezl- \

Definition of Lesleya

: a genus of fossil plants of Carboniferous age and uncertain affinities that resemble ferns

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History and Etymology for Lesleya

New Latin, from J. P. Lesley †1903 American geologist

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“Lesleya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lesleya. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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