Definition of bryophyte
: any of a division (Bryophyta) of nonflowering plants comprising the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts
bryophyticplay \ˌbrī-ə-ˈfi-tik\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of bryophyte
ultimately from Greek bryon + phyton plant; akin to Greek phyein to bring forth — more at be
First Known Use: 1878
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