leafy liverwort

noun

Definition of leafy liverwort

: any of an order (Jungermanniales) of usually epiphytic liverworts with a leafy gametophyte that has one ventral and two dorsal rows of leaves on the stem

First Known Use of leafy liverwort

1762, in the meaning defined above

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“Leafy liverwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafy%20liverwort. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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