Polytrichidae

plural noun
Poly·​trich·​i·​dae | \ ˌpälē‧ˈtrikəˌdē, -lə‧ˈt- \

Definition of Polytrichidae

: a small subclass of mosses comprising the orders Polytrichales and Dawsoniales

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History and Etymology for Polytrichidae

New Latin, from Polytrichum + -idae

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“Polytrichidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polytrichidae. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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