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Any of numerous small, green, nonvascular plants of the division Marchantiophyta, growing in moist environments and consisting of either a leafy mosslike structure or a flat thallus that is often lobed.
[From its use in treating diseases of the liver.]
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(Plants) any bryophyte plant of the phylum Hepatophyta, growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses. See also scale moss
[late Old English liferwyrt]
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liv•er•wort(ˈlɪv ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)
any mosslike bryophyte of the class Hepaticae, growing chiefly on damp surfaces.
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Any of numerous small, green plants that lack vascular tissue and do not bear seeds. Liverworts usually grow in the tropics in moist soil and on damp rocks and tree trunks. They are related to the mosses.
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|Noun||1.||liverwort - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses|
hornwort - liverworts with slender hornlike capsules
class Hepaticae, class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, Hepaticopsida - liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
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liverwort[ˈlɪvəˌwɜːt] N → hepática f
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n (Bot) → Lebermoos nt; (= hepatica) → Leberblümchen nt
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