leptodermous

adjective
lep·to·der·mous
variants: or less commonly leptodermatous \-mətəs \

Definition of leptodermous 

: having a thin skin used especially of the theca of a moss

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History and Etymology for leptodermous

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

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