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1. A plant of the genus Lycopodium, which includes many of the club mosses.
2. The yellowish powdery spores of certain club mosses, especially Lycopodium clavatum, formerly used in fireworks and explosives and as a covering for pills.

[New Latin Lycopodium, genus name : Greek lukos, wolf; see wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots + Greek podion, diminutive of pous, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]


(Plants) any club moss of the genus Lycopodium, resembling moss but having vascular tissue and spore-bearing cones: family Lycopodiaceae. See also ground pine2
[C18: New Latin, from Greek, from lukos wolf + pous foot]
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Noun1.lycopodium - type and sole genus of the LycopodiaceaeLycopodium - type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
clubmoss family, family Lycopodiaceae, Lycopodiaceae - a family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales
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