Examples from the Web for liverwort
Instead of directly forming a fern-plantlet, the spore grows first into a body which closely resembles a small Liverwort.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
First of the blues comes the fuzzy-stemmed and fuzzy-budded hepatica, which is known also by the ugly name of "liverwort."Woodcraft|Alan Douglas
Among a number of other plants there turned up a new Liverwort.
I also fancy the liverwort, which surrounds them, rather helps them than otherwise.
Half-starved children were selling little bunches of liverwort in the streets.The Confession of a Fool|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for liverwort
Word Origin for liverwort
Word Origin and History for liverwort
late Old English lifenwyrt, from lifer (see liver (n.1)) + wyrt (see wort). A loan-translation of Medieval Latin hepatica. Applied to various plants with liver-shaped leaves or that were used to treat liver disorders. Cf. German leberkraut.