from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Linnean genus of the class Fossilia and order Petrificata, defined as a pictured petrifaction, and made to cover a variety of objects, as Florentine marble, moss-agate, certain worms, as Serpula, etc.
  • n. A genus of GraptolithidÅ“, giving name to the family.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.