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 for Lycopodium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lycopodium \Ly`co*po"di*um\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? wolf + ?, ?, a
     foot.] (Bot.)
     A genus of mosslike plants, the type of the order
     Lycopodiace[ae]; club moss.
     [1913 Webster]
     Lycopodium powder, a fine powder or dust composed of the
        spores of Lycopodium, and other plants of the order
        Lycopodiace[ae]. It is highly inflammable, and is
        sometimes used in the manufacture of fireworks, and the
        artificial representation of lightning.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping
           evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations [syn:
           Lycopodium, genus Lycopodium]

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