Gyrogonite definition

(paleontology) The petrified fruit of Chara hispida, a species of stonewort.

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Noun

Singular:
gyrogonite
Plural:
gyrogonites

Origin of gyrogonite

  • Ancient Greek γῦρος (gyros, “circle, ring”) + γόνος (gonos, “fruit”)

    From Wiktionary