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liverwort

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

Definition of liverwort

  1. 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. 2 :  hepatica



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of liverwort

before 12th century


LIVERWORT Defined for Kids

liverwort

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

Definition of liverwort for Students

  1. :  a flowerless plant that resembles a moss




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