Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The largest genus of true mosses; feather moss.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any member of the genus Hypnum of mosses.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

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  • feather moss

    August 25, 2009