pterid-

combining form
variants: or pterido-

Definition of pterid-

: fern pteridology

History and Etymology for pterid-

Greek pterid-, pteris; akin to Greek pteron wing, feather

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“Pterid-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pterid-. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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