noun Bry·um \ˈbrīəm\

Definition of Bryum

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of bryum

New Latin, alteration of Latin bryon moss, from Greek — more at bry-

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