Definition of Filicopsida in English:

Filicopsida

Line breaks: Fili|cop¦sida
Pronunciation: /ˌfɪlɪˈkɒpsɪdə
 
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noun

Botany
  • A class of pteridophyte plants that comprises the ferns.
    More example sentences
    • Among land plants, we found chromoviruses in mosses, ferns (Filicopsida), gymnosperms (Cycadales, Ginkgoales, and Coniferales), and flowering plants (angiosperms).
    • Currently showing is the Class Filicopsida (scientific name), commonly known as Ferns.
    • The Filicopsida are vascular plants which are diverse in form and grow in various habitats.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Latin filix, filic- 'fern' + opsis 'appearance'.

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