plural noun
Ac·​ro·​car·​pi | \ ˌa-krə-ˈkär-ˌpī \

Definition of Acrocarpi

: an artificial group of mosses comprising acrocarpous forms (as most members of the orders Dicranales, Pottiales, and Eubryales) — compare pleurocarpi

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First Known Use of Acrocarpi

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acrocarpi

New Latin, from Greek akrokarpoi, plural of akrokarpos

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“Acrocarpi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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