Definition of Pillworts

1. Noun. (plural of pillwort) ¹



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Definition of Pillworts

1. pillwort [n] - See also: pillwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pillworts

pillowcases
pillowed
pillowing
pillowless
pillowlike
pillows
pillowslip
pillowslips
pillowtop
pillowy
pills
pills in the pocket
pillworm
pillworms
pillwort
pillworts (current term)
pilm
pilo-
pilobezoar
pilocarpine
pilocarpine esterase
pilocarpines
pilocarpus
pilocystic
pilocyte
pilocytes
pilocytic
piloerection
piloerector
piloerectors

Literary usage of Pillworts

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1. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... the inner are filled with innumerable microspores. 495. The pillworts (Marsilia and Pilularia) are low aquatics, which FiG. 520. ..."

2. The Geological History of Plants by John William Dawson (1888)
"... belonging to the Devonian and Lower Carboniferous periods, and perhaps allied to Lycopods and pillworts in their organisation and fruit, but specially ..."

3. Some Salient Points in the Science of the Earth by Sir John William Dawson (1894)
"... and structurally allied to the Ferns—such plants as the floating Salvinia, and the pillworts of our swamps, were vastly abundant, and they may have ..."

4. The Chain of Life in Geological Time: A Sketch of the Origin and Succession by John William Dawson (1885)
"... connecting it with the pillworts, Psilophyton (Fig. 87), though more characteristic of the Devonian, has been found in the Upper Silurian both in Canada ..."

5. The Fossil Plants of the Devonian and Upper Silurian Formations of Canada by Geological Survey of Canada, John William Dawson (1871)
"... belonging to the Devonian and Lower Carboniferous periods, and perhaps allied to Lycopods and pillworts in their organization and fruit, but specially ..."

6. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1870)
"... club mosses, and pillworts ; cellular cryptogams are mosses, lichens, fungi, and algae. After slating that the chief plants of the coal formation were ..."

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