Musci

plural noun Mus·ci \ ˈməˌsī \

Definition of Musci

: a class of Bryophyta comprising the mosses and being characterized by a well-developed leafy gametophyte that arises by budding from a protonema and bears sex organs among the leaves at its tip and by a sporophyte that develops from the fertilized egg, remains attached to the tip of the gametophyte, and is a naked usually stalked and operculate capsule in which asexual spores are borne — see andreaealis , bryales , sphagnales — compare eubryales , hepaticae

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Origin and Etymology of musci

New Latin, from plural of Latin muscus moss


1

musci-

combining form

Definition of musci-

: fly
  • Muscicapidae

Origin and Etymology of musci-

New Latin, from Latin musca


2

musci-

Definition of musci-

— see musc-

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