Lepidodendrid Lep`i*do*den"drid (l[e^]p`[i^]*d[-o]*d[e^]n"dr[i^]d), n. (Paleon.) One of an extinct family of trees allied to the modern club mosses, and including {Lepidodendron} and its allies. [1913 Webster]

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  • lepidodendrid — lep·i·do·den·drid …   English syllables

  • lepidodendrid — ˈdendrə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Lepidodendron + English id : a plant or fossil of Lepidodendron or a related genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepidodendroid — Lep i*do*den droid ( droid), a. (Paleon.) Allied to, or resembling, Lepidodendron. n. A lepidodendrid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sigillariostrobus — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ rēˈästrəbəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Sigillaria + o + Greek strobos, strombos top, ball; akin to Greek strephein to turn more at strophe : a form genus based on lepidodendrid cones believed to belong to… …   Useful english dictionary

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