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New Latin, probably from Late Greek psilōton, a plant, perhaps from Greek psilon down, soft feather, alteration of ptilon; akin to Greek pteron wing, feather
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“Psilotum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psilotum. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.
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