Definition of Filicopsida in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfɪlɪˈkɒpsɪdə/

plural noun

A class of pteridophyte plants that comprises the ferns.
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.


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

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