Definition of Archegoniatae
in some classifications
: a primary division of the plant kingdom coextensive with the subkingdom Embryophyta and containing all the plants that produce archegonia (as the mosses, ferns, horsetails, and club mosses)
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Origin and Etymology of archegoniatae
New Latin, from archegonium + -atae (from feminine plural of Latin -atus -ate)
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