Anthocerotaceae

plural noun
An·​thoc·​er·​o·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ anˌthäsə(ˌ)rōˈtāsēˌē, -rə- \

Definition of Anthocerotaceae

: a family of liverworts (order Anthocerotales) having the gametophyte without definite pores and the irregular or dichotomous lobing or branching

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History and Etymology for Anthocerotaceae

New Latin, from Anthocerot-, Anthoceros, type genus + -aceae

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“Anthocerotaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anthocerotaceae. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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