thamnium

noun
tham·​ni·​um | \ ˈthamnēəm \
plural -s

Definition of thamnium

: the branched or fruticose thallus of various lichens (as of the genus Cladonia)

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History and Etymology for thamnium

New Latin, from Greek thamnion small bush, diminutive of thamnos bush

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“Thamnium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thamnium. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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