Sigillariaceae

plural noun
Sig·il·lar·i·a·ce·ae

Definition of Sigillariaceae 

: a family of arborescent Carboniferous club mosses (order Lepidodendrales) that have the trunks marked with vertical rows of leaf scars suggesting seals

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Other words from Sigillariaceae

sigillariaceous \¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sigillariaceae

New Latin, from Sigillaria, type genus + -aceae

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