cardiocarpon

noun

car·​dio·​car·​pon
variants or less commonly cardiocarpum
-pəm
plural -s
: any of certain nutlike fruits or seeds of plants of the fossil genus Cordaites

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from cardi- + -carpon, -carpum (from Greek karpos fruit)

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“Cardiocarpon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardiocarpon. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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