plural noun

: 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

Word History


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

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“Hypnobryales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypnobryales. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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