Botany. the layer or one of the layers of cells in the capsule of a moss surrounding the spores.
Mycology. (in certain lichens) a layer of cells that surrounds the fungal apothecium.
noun (pl) -cia (-sɪə)
the outer layer of cells of the sporophyte of mosses and liverworts that develops into the outer parts of the spore-bearing capsule
a son of Apollo and Acacallis.
Also, amphithyron, amphithura [am-fuh-thoo r-uh] /ˌæm fəˈθʊər ə/ (Show IPA), amphithuron. Greek Orthodox Church. a divided curtain in front of the door of the iconostasis. plural of . (def 1).
an ancient Greek sea goddess, a daughter of Nereus and the wife of Poseidon. Historical Examples Fixed in the wall, opposite to the window, there is a bas relief of amazing beauty—the marriage of Neptune and Amphitrite. Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Anna Jameson And the […]