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liverwort

noun liv·er·wort \ˈli-vər-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of LIVERWORT

1
:  any of a class (Hepaticae) of bryophytic plants characterized by a thalloid gametophyte or sometimes an upright leafy gametophyte that resembles a moss
2
:  hepatica
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First Known Use of LIVERWORT

before 12th century
LIVERWORT Defined for Kids

liverwort

noun liv·er·wort \ˈli-vər-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of LIVERWORT for Kids

:  a flowerless plant that resembles a moss

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