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lycopodiaceous | lycopodiales | lycopodiate | lycopodineae | lycopodite | lycopodium | lycopodium alopecuroides | lycopodium alpinum | lycopodium clavitum | lycopodium complanatum | lycopodium lucidulum

lycopodium

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ly=co=po=di=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

lycopodiumn. [NL., from Gr. wolf + , , a foot.].
     A genus of mosslike plants, the type of the order Lycopodiaceæ; club moss.  [1913 Webster]
Lycopodium powder, a fine powder or dust composed of the spores of Lycopodium, and other plants of the order Lycopodiaceæ. It is highly inflammable, and is sometimes used in the manufacture of fireworks, and the artificial representation of lightning.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lycopodium, n.
1 = LYCOPOD.
2 a fine powder of spores from this, used as an absorbent in surgery, and in making fireworks etc.

Etymology
mod.L f. Gk lukos wolf + pous podos foot

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