Definition of Bryaceae

1. Noun. A family of acrocarpous mosses.

Exact synonyms: Family Bryaceae
Generic synonyms: Moss Family
Group relationships: Eubryales, Order Eubryales
Member holonyms: Bryum, Genus Bryum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bryaceae

Brussels Capital Region
Brussels biscuit
Brussels carpet
Brussels griffon
Brussels lace
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprouts
Brutalism
Brutalist
Brutalists
Brutus
Bruxelles
Brya
Brya ebenus
Bryaceae (current term)
Bryales
Bryan
Bryan Donkin
Bryansk
Bryant
Bryant's sign
Bryant's traction
Bryant's triangle
Bryanthus taxifolius
Bryce
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryn
Brynhild
Bryon

Literary usage of Bryaceae

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1906)
"... and Bryaceae, which together take up more than half of the pages of this part. The illustrations and text maintain the high standard set by the author ..."

2. Key to the Geology of the Globe: An Essay Designed to Show that the Present by Richard Owen (1857)
"... the first vegetation seen on the lava after the upheaval of Mount Ascension. On Melville Island one-fourth of the flora is composed of Bryaceae. ..."

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