from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, an extinct genus of plants of the coal era, related to Lepidodendron.


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  • Get the passive student once into palæozoology, and he takes your other hard names -- your ichthyodorulite, trogontherium, lepidodendron, and bothrodendron -- for granted, contemplating them, indeed, with a kind of religious awe or devotional reverence.

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