Definitions

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  • n. Any member of the genus Hypnum of mosses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The largest genus of true mosses; feather moss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The largest genus of mosses, embracing 30 or more subgenera that have by many authors been considered as genera.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

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  • feather moss

    August 25, 2009