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  1. a combining form meaning “moss, liverwort,” used in the formation of compound words: bryology.
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Origin of bryo-

combining form representing Greek brýon moss
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Word Origin and History for bryo-

word-forming element meaning "moss" in scientific compounds, from Greek bryos, bryon "moss."

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