Odontopteris

noun
Odon·​top·​te·​ris | \ ˌōˌdän‧ˈtäptərə̇s \

Definition of Odontopteris

: a genus of fossil seed ferns found in the coal measures of the Carboniferous that have pinnatifid fronds with indistinct midribs and veins not forming a network

History and Etymology for Odontopteris

New Latin, from odont- + Greek pteris fern; akin to Greek pteron wing, feather

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“Odontopteris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odontopteris. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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