leafy liverwort

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leafy liverwort was in 1762

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“Leafy liverwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafy%20liverwort. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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