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  • n. A fossil plant from the Silurian age

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fossil plant which is found in the lowest beds of the Silurian age.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In paleontology, a fossil plant found in eozoic rocks.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek ἠώς ("early in the day") + -phyte (Wiktionary)

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