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  • noun Plural form of equisetum.


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  • While existing equiseta rarely exceed three feet in height, and the stems are generally under half an inch in diameter, their kindred, entombed in the coal beds, seem to have been generally fourteen or fifteen feet high, with stems from six inches to a foot in thickness.

    Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation


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