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equisetoid

[ ek-wuh-see-toid ]
/ ˌɛk wəˈsi tɔɪd /
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noun

any plant of the phylum or division Equisetophyta (or Sphenopsida), including the horsetails and many extinct species of the Carboniferous Period.

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Also called sphenopsid.

Origin of equisetoid

<New Latin Equiset(um) equisetum + -oid
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