Philonotis

noun
Phi·​lon·​o·​tis | \ fə̇ˈlänətəs, fīˈl-\

Definition of Philonotis

: a genus of acrocarpous mosses (order Eubryales) that is related to Bartramia and includes the fountain mosses

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History and Etymology for Philonotis

New Latin, from phil- + Greek notis moisture; akin to Greek noteros damp

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