plural noun Bry·a·ce·ae \brīˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Bryaceae

  1. :  a family of acrocarpous mosses (order Eubryales) having symmetrical often pendent capsules with a double peristome, the inner one being ciliate — compare bryum


\(ˈ)brī¦āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of bryaceae

New Latin, from Bryum, type genus + -aceae

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capable of being understood in two ways

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