Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales

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Examples

  • Re-entering the last court, it is necessary to leave the enclosures altogether by passing through a covered gateway in the eastern piazza into a stone gallery, green with mosses and hepaticae.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • But already everywhere bloomed the abundant marigolds, the hepaticae, the violets, the oxlips, the gentians, the primroses, and the forget-me-nots.

    Faces and Places

  • One species, which was brought me in Borneo, was covered with delicate semitransparent green foliations, exactly resembling the hepaticae which cover pieces of rotten stick in the damp forests.

    Darwinism (1889)

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