climacium

noun, capitalized
cli·​ma·​ci·​um | \ klīˈmās(h)ēəm \

Definition of climacium

: a small genus (the type of the family Climaciaceae) of treelike branching true mosses — compare bryales — see tree moss

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History and Etymology for climacium

New Latin, from Greek klimak-, klimax ladder + New Latin -ium

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“Climacium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/climacium. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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