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- n. A fossil club moss.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An old name for a fossil club moss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fossil plant of the genus Lycopodium.
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One of these, however, so exactly resembles a lycopodite of both the Virginian and Yorkshire Oolite, -- _L. uncifolius_, -- that I cannot avoid regarding it as specifically identical; and it seems more than doubtful whether the stem which I have placed among the conifers is not a lycopodite also.
Yet another of the organisms of the deposit seems to have been either a lycopodite or a fern.