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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants of the class Hepaticœ, and type of the order Marchantiaceœ. M. polymorpha, the common liverwort, is the most widely diffused species. See liverwort.
  • noun [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

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

  • proper noun The type genus of Marchantiaceae; liverworts that reproduce asexually by gemmae and have stalked antheridiophores.

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

  • noun type genus of Marchantiaceae; liverworts that reproduce asexually by gemmae and have stalked antheridiophores

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