Pleurocarp
Pleurocarp Pleu"ro*carp, n. [Pleuro- + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.) Any pleurocarpic moss. [1913 Webster]

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  • pleurocarp — pleu·ro·carp …   English syllables

  • pleurocarp — noun a moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk • Syn: ↑pleurocarpous moss • Ant: ↑acrocarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarpous • Hypernyms: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleurocarpous moss — noun a moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk • Syn: ↑pleurocarp • Ant: ↑acrocarp (for: ↑pleurocarp) • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarpous …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrocarp — noun a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule) • Syn: ↑acrocarpous moss • Ant: ↑pleurocarp • Hypernyms: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrocarpous moss — noun a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule) • Syn: ↑acrocarp • Ant: ↑pleurocarp (for: ↑acrocarp) • Hypernyms: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleurocarpous — adjective (of mosses) having the archegonia on short lateral branches • Ant: ↑acrocarpous • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarp …   Useful english dictionary

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