Pteridospermaphyta

plural noun

Pter·​i·​do·​spermaphyta
¦terə(ˌ)dō+
in some classifications
: a group of fossil plants coextensive with the order Cycadofilicales but treated as coordinate with Gymnospermae and Angiospermae
pteridospermaphytic
¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦spərmə¦fitik
adjective
pteridospermous
-məs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pterid- + Spermaphyta

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“Pteridospermaphyta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pteridospermaphyta. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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