Definition of Bothrodendron in English:

Bothrodendron

noun

  • An extinct genus of tree-sized lycopod plants (family Lycopodiaceae), known from their fossil remains found chiefly in coal measures; (also in form bothrodendron) a plant of this genus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From scientific Latin Bothrodendron, genus name (J. Lindley & W. Hutton from ancient Greek βόθρος pit + δένδρον tree.

Pronunciation

Bothrodendron

/ˌbɒθrəʊˈdɛndrən/