glossopetra

noun
glos·​so·​pet·​ra
plural glossopetrae\ -​‧ˌtrē , -​‧ˌtrī \

Definition of glossopetra

: any of certain isolated fossil shark teeth

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History and Etymology for glossopetra

New Latin, from Latin, tongue-shaped gem, from gloss- + petra rock, from Greek

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“Glossopetra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glossopetra. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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