noun Li·nop·ter·is \lə̇ˈnäptərə̇s\

Definition of Linopteris

  1. :  a genus of fossil ferns abundant in the coal measures and distinguished by their reticulate venation

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Origin and Etymology of linopteris

New Latin, from lino- (from Greek, from linon net, cord, flax) + -pteris

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