Bennettitaceae

plural noun Ben·net·ti·ta·ce·ae \bə-ˌne-tə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē\

Definition of Bennettitaceae

  1. :  a family of fossil gymnospermous plants of the order Bennettitales having strobili usually bisexual and the female sporophyll more reduced than that of the male

bennettitaceous

\bə-¦ne-tə-¦tā-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of bennettitaceae

New Latin, from Bennettites, type genus + -aceae


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