noun lep·i·dos·tro·bus \-ˈdästrəbəs\

Definition of lepidostrobus



  1. :  a fossil composed of a large cluster of spirally arranged imbricated sporophylls and described originally as belonging to a form genus of the same name but now believed to represent the fructification of a plant of the genus Lepidodendron

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Origin and Etymology of lepidostrobus

New Latin, from lepid- + Greek strobos act of whirling round — more at strophe

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capable of being understood in two ways

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