noun ep·i·go·ni·um \ˌepəˈgōnēəm\

Definition of epigonium



  1. :  calyptra; especially :  the cover enclosing the young sporangium of a liverwort

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Origin and Etymology of epigonium

New Latin, from epi- + Greek gonē seed + New Latin -ium

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a brief usually trivial fact

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