• WordNet 3.6
    • n Anthocerotales hornworts; liverworts having a thalloid gametophyte; in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anthocerotales An order of cryptogamic plants of the phylum Bryophyta, class Hepaticæ, coextensive with the family Anthocerotaceæ, and regarded as intermediate between the Marchantiales and the Jungermanniales.
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