Definition of Hypnums

1. Noun. (plural of hypnum) ¹



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Definition of Hypnums

1. hypnum [n] - See also: hypnum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypnums

hypnotizable
hypnotizables
hypnotization
hypnotizations
hypnotize
hypnotizeable
hypnotized
hypnotizer
hypnotizers
hypnotizes
hypnotizing
hypnotizingly
hypnotoid
hypnozoite
hypnum
hypnums (current term)
hypo
hypo-
hypo-eutectoid steel
hypoacetylated
hypoacetylation
hypoacid
hypoacidity
hypoactive
hypoacusis
hypoadenia
hypoadrenalism
hypoadrenocorticism
hypoaesthesia
hypoalbuminaemia

Literary usage of Hypnums

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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"... SUBDIVISIONS OF THE hypnums. A. (l) Unbranched, winged with leaves: capsules upright. (2) Unbranched, winged with leaves: capsules leaning. ..."

2. The Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Freshwater Biology for by James George Needham, John Thomas Lloyd (1915)
"There are also a few lesser water mosses allied to the familiar trailing hypnums, so common in deep woods. They grow on stones in the bed of brooks. ..."

3. Mosses with a Hand-lens: A Non-technical Handbook of the More Common and by Abel Joel Grout (1905)
"It is common throughout our range, but I have rarely seen it in fruit in the vicinity of New York City. The •chief distinction from the true hypnums lies in ..."

4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Met Channing and walked on with him to what we will call Grackle Swamp, admiring the mosses; those bright-yellow hypnums (?), like sunlight on decaying ..."

5. The Microscope: An Illustrated Monthly Designed to Popularize the Subject of (1891)
"In some species (particularly among the hypnums) there are two costs, but in such cases they are usually imperfectly developed and do not extend to the end ..."

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