cardiocarpon

noun
car·​dio·​car·​pon
variants: or less commonly cardiocarpum \ -​pəm \
plural -s

Definition of cardiocarpon

: any of certain nutlike fruits or seeds of plants of the fossil genus Cordaites

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History and Etymology for cardiocarpon

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 21 Oct. 2021.

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