Hylocomium

noun Hy·lo·co·mi·um \-ˈkōmēəm\

Definition of Hylocomium

  1. :  a small genus of mostly feathery mosses of the family Hypnaceae

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Origin and Etymology of hylocomium

New Latin, from hyl- + Greek komē hair + New Latin -ium


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