Gyrogonite
Gyrogonite Gy*rog"o*nite (j[i^]*r[o^]g"[-o]*n[imac]t), n. [Gr. gy^ros circle, ring + go`nos fruit.] (Paleon.) The petrified fruit of the {Chara hispida}, a species of stonewort. See {Stonewort}. --Lyell. [1913 Webster]

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  • gyrogonite — gy·rog·o·nite …   English syllables

  • gyrogonite — jīˈrägəˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Gyrogonites : a minute ovoid spiral marked body that is the residue of the calcareous incrustation about the female sex organs of a fossil stonewort …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chara hispida — Gyrogonite Gy*rog o*nite (j[i^]*r[o^]g [ o]*n[imac]t), n. [Gr. gy^ros circle, ring + go nos fruit.] (Paleon.) The petrified fruit of the {Chara hispida}, a species of stonewort. See {Stonewort}. Lyell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Girogonito — Girogonitos del Holoceno. Se denominan girogonitos a las partes calcificadas de los oogonios de las algas de la Clase Charophyceae.[1] …   Wikipedia Español

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