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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Paleon.) A fossil plant which is found in the lowest beds of the Silurian age.

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  • noun biology A fossil plant from the Silurian age

Etymologies

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

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