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pteridosperm

[tuh-rid-uh-spurm, ter-i-doh-] /təˈrɪd əˌspɜrm, ˈtɛr ɪ doʊ-/
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1.
Origin of pteridosperm
1900-1905
1900-05; < New Latin Pteridospermales the order; see pterido-, sperm1, -ales
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pteridosperm

/ˈtɛrɪdəˌspɜːm/
noun
1.
any extinct seed-producing fernlike plant of the group Pteridospermae Also called seed fern
Word Origin
C19: from Greek pteris a fern + -sperm
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