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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Liverwort \Liv"er*wort`\, n. (Bot.) 1. A ranunculaceous plant (Anemone Hepatica) with pretty white or bluish flowers and a three-lobed leaf; -- called also squirrel cups. [1913 Webster] 2. A flowerless plant (Marchantia polymorpha), having an irregularly lobed, spreading, and forking frond. [1913 Webster] Note: From this plant many others of the same order (Hepatic[ae]) have been vaguely called liverworts, esp. those of the tribe Marchantiace[ae]. See Illust. of Hepatica. [1913 Webster]