Anthoceros

noun An·thoc·er·os \anˈthäsərəs\

Definition of Anthoceros

  1. :  a genus of liverworts (family Anthocerotaceae) having slender hornlike or awllike 2-valved capsules, the thallus more than one cell thick, and the involucre covering only the base of the sporangium

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Origin and Etymology of anthoceros

New Latin, from 1anth- + -ceros (from Greek keras horn) — more at horn


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