plural noun
Pter·​i·​do·​spermaphyta | \ ¦terə(ˌ)dō+ \

Definition of Pteridospermaphyta

in some classifications
: a group of fossil plants coextensive with the order Cycadofilicales but treated as coordinate with Gymnospermae and Angiospermae

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Other Words from Pteridospermaphyta

pteridospermaphytic \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦spərmə¦fitik \ adjective
pteridospermous \ -​məs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pteridospermaphyta

New Latin, from pterid- + Spermaphyta

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“Pteridospermaphyta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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