Definition of Liverworts

1. Noun. (plural of liverwort) ¹



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Definition of Liverworts

1. liverwort [n] - See also: liverwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liverworts

liveries
livering
liverings
liverish
liverishness
liverishnesses
liverleaf
liverleafs
liverleaves
liverless
liverlike
livermorium
livers
liversidgeite
liverwort
liverworts (current term)
liverwurst
liverwursts
livery
livery companies
livery company
livery driver
livery stable
liverying
liveryman
liverymen
lives
lives down
lives up
livescan

Literary usage of Liverworts

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1. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"liverworts The liverworts are thought to be the group that first acquired the land habit, for, as a group, they are less complex than the Mosses and are ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Mosses and liverworts as Links Between the Algae and the Higher ... The plants known as liverworts and mosses constitute a group intermediate between the ..."

3. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"The other division is the liverworts. The liverworts are simpler than the mosses and we will ... liverworts. — These plants grow where it is damp and shady. ..."

4. Botany for Agricultural Students by John Nathan Martin (1919)
"liverworts The liverworts are thought to be the group that first acquired the land habit, for, as a group, they are less complex than the Mosses and are ..."

5. An Introduction to Structural Botany by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1904)
"It includes two great Classes, the true Mosses and the liverworts. ... The liverworts, perhaps less generally known to those who are not botanists, ..."

6. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"CHAPTER XVI MOSSES AND liverworts (BRYOPHYTES) 241. Introductory statement. ... This flowering plant should not be confused with the true liverworts. ..."

7. Elementary Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1898)
"Nutrition of liverworts.—In many of the plants termed liverworts the vegetative part of the plant is a thin, flattened, more or less elongated green body ..."

8. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"In the liverworts, or Hepaticae, the plant body is termed a ... The mosses (musci) are more highly organized than the liverworts and have stem and leaves ..."

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