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selaginella

/ (ˌsɛlədʒɪˈnɛlə) /
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noun

any club moss of the genus Selaginella, having stems covered in small pointed leaves and small spore-bearing cones: family SelaginellaceaeSee also resurrection plant

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Word Origin for selaginella

C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin selāgō plant similar to the savin

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