Sigillaria

noun
Sig·​il·​lar·​ia | \ ˌsijəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of Sigillaria

: a genus (the type of the family Sigillariaceae) of fossil arborescent club mosses of the Middle Carboniferous

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Other Words from Sigillaria

sigillarid \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗rə̇d \ noun or adjective

History and Etymology for Sigillaria

New Latin, from Latin sigillum seal + New Latin -aria; from the leaf scars that resemble seals

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“Sigillaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sigillaria. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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