Meaning of liverwort

liv•er•wort

Pronunciation: (liv'ur-wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any mosslike plant of the class Hepaticae, growing chiefly on damp ground, rocks, or on tree trunks and helping the decay of logs and the disintegration of rocks.
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