climacium

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

Definition of climacium

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

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Origin and Etymology of climacium

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


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