a combining form meaning "fern," used in the formation of compound words: pteridology.
[ < NL, comb. form repr. Gk pterís (s. pterid-) fern, deriv. of pterón feather]

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  • pteridology — pteridological /ter i dl oj i keuhl/, adj. pteridologist, n. /ter i dol euh jee/, n. the branch of botany dealing with ferns and related plants, as the horsetails and club mosses. [1850 55; PTERIDO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

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