plural noun
Hyp·​no·​bryales | \ "+ \

Definition of Hypnobryales

: an order of Musci comprising mosses with a pleurocarpous sporophyte and a capsule usually inclined at the end of a long seta and with an entire endostome

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History and Etymology for Hypnobryales

New Latin, from hypno- (from Hypnum, genus of mosses) + Bryales

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“Hypnobryales.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypnobryales. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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