Hylocomium

noun
Hy·​lo·​co·​mi·​um | \ -ˈkōmēəm \

Definition of Hylocomium

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

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History and Etymology for Hylocomium

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

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“Hylocomium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hylocomium. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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