Odontopteris

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

Definition of Odontopteris

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of odontopteris

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


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