bryophyte

noun bryo·phyte \ ˈbrī-ə-ˌfīt \

Definition of bryophyte

: any of a division (Bryophyta) of nonflowering plants comprising the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts

bryophytic

play \ˌbrī-ə-ˈfi-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of bryophyte

ultimately from Greek bryon + phyton plant; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be


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