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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.


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