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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stone or fossil bearing impressions of plants and animals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stone or fossil which has on it impressions or figures of plants and animals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stone or petrifaction impressed with the figure of an animal or a plant; a fossil, in an ordinary paleontological sense.

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