Pecopteris

noun Pe·cop·ter·is \pə̇ˈkäptərə̇s\

Definition of Pecopteris

  1. :  a genus of Carboniferous fossil ferns characterized by a regular arrangement of the leaflets resembling a comb

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Origin and Etymology of pecopteris

New Latin, from Greek pekein to comb + New Latin -pteris — more at fee


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