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NOUN (1)

1. a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida);
[syn: Bryophyta, division Bryophyta]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bryophyta \Bry*oph"y*ta\, n. pl. See Cryptogamia. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Bryophyta n 1: a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida) [syn: Bryophyta, division Bryophyta]