Cordaites
Cordaites Cordaites n. a genus of tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines; they were structurally intermediate in some ways between cycads and conifers.

Syn: genus {Cordaites}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • cordaites — cor·dai·tes …   English syllables

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  • genus Cordaites — noun tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines; structurally intermediate in some ways between cycads and conifers • Syn: ↑Cordaites • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cordaitaceae, ↑family Cordaitaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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