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

Definition of Anthocerotaceae

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

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Origin and Etymology of anthocerotaceae

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

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