the study of mosses

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Muscology — Mus*col o*gy, n. [Muscus + logy.] Bryology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muscology — mus·col·o·gy …   English syllables

  • muscology —   n. study of mosses.    ♦ muscoid,    ♦ muscose, a. moss like.    ♦ muscologic(al), a.    ♦ muscologist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • muscology — n. the study of mosses. Derivatives: muscologist n. Etymology: mod.L muscologia f. L muscus moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • muscologist — ˌməˈskäləjə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary muscology + ist : a specialist in muscology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Musci — noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales • Syn: ↑Bryopsida, ↑class Bryopsida, ↑class Musci • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • musc- — combining form or musci also musco Etymology: Latin musc , from muscus more at moss : moss Muscites muscoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • mus|col|o|gist — «muhs KOL uh jihst», noun. a person skilled in muscology; bryologist …   Useful english dictionary

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