Bryaceae

plural noun
Bry·​a·​ce·​ae | \brīˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Bryaceae 

: a family of acrocarpous mosses (order Eubryales) having symmetrical often pendent capsules with a double peristome, the inner one being ciliate — compare bryum

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Other Words from Bryaceae

bryaceous \(ˈ)brī¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Bryaceae

New Latin, from Bryum, type genus + -aceae

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Bryaceae

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