Mazocarpon

noun

Mazo·​car·​pon
ˌmāzōˈkärˌpän,
ˌmaz-,
-pən
: a form genus of paleozoic fossil plants originally described from sporangia alone and now included in Sigillariostrobus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin mazo- (from Greek, from maza lump, mass, barley cake) + -carpon (from Greek -karpon, neuter of -karpos -carpous)

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“Mazocarpon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mazocarpon. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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