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(Plants) another name for a club moss, esp one of the genus Lycopodium
1. any of various low, seedless, evergreen plants of the phylum Lycophyta, having a single vascular strand.
2. Also called lycopod. any club moss of the genus Lycopodium, bearing cones at the tips of erect branches, as the ground pine.
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|Noun||1.||lycopod - primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles|
fern ally - pteridophytes of other classes than Filicopsida
class Lycopodiate, class Lycopsida, Lycopodiate, Lycopsida - club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
fir clubmoss, little clubmoss, Lycopodium selago, mountain clubmoss - of northern Europe and America; resembling a miniature fir
Christmas green, ground pine - any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches