Bryum

noun
Bry·​um | \ ˈbrīəm \

Definition of Bryum

: a genus (the type of the family Bryaceae) of mosses containing species distinguished by mostly erect and tufted gametophytes and symmetrical short-necked capsules — compare mnium

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History and Etymology for Bryum

New Latin, alteration of Latin bryon moss, from Greek

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“Bryum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bryum. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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