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  • n. perichaeth

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as perichæth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Muscineæ, the circle of more or less modiefied leaves surrounding a group of sexual organs, comprising antheridia and archegonia, or archegonia alone.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek περί ("about") + χαίτη ("flowing hair, foliage").

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