plural noun

: a large widely distributed order of Musci comprising mosses that have branched creeping gametophores on which the leaves are so twisted as to appear to be in two rows and usually pleurocarpous sporophytes with erect capsule and double peristome

Word History


New Latin, from is- + Bryales

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“Isobryales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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