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Re: node fossil

> The word "concestor" has already been used
> (e.g., in Dawkins' The Ancestor's Tale) for
> "most recent common ancestor."


> What about: plesiomorphophoroid?

(Okay, that made me laugh, but...) all this takes us further and further
away from a word that would be useful in communicating the idea to the
general public.

-- Donna Braginetz