lycopodium

/ (ˌlaɪkəˈpəʊdɪəm) /

noun

any club moss of the genus Lycopodium, resembling moss but having vascular tissue and spore-bearing cones: family LycopodiaceaeSee also ground pine (def. 2)

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Word Origin for lycopodium

C18: New Latin, from Greek, from lukos wolf + pous foot
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