plural noun
Hyp·​na·​ce·​ae | \ hipˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Hypnaceae

: a family of mosses (order Hypnobryales) that usually grow in dense mats and have asymmetrical capsules — see hypnum

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Other Words from Hypnaceae

hypnaceous \ (ˈ)hip¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hypnaceae

New Latin, from Hypnum, type genus + -aceae

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“Hypnaceae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypnaceae. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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