leptodermous

adjective

lep·​to·​der·​mous
variants or less commonly leptodermatous
-mətəs
: having a thin skin
used especially of the theca of a moss

Word History

Etymology

lept- + -dermous (as in pachydermous) or -dermatous

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“Leptodermous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptodermous. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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