arctic moss


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Noun1.arctic moss - an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humansarctic moss - an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
Cladonia, genus Cladonia - type genus of Cladoniaceae; lichens characterized by a crustose thallus and capitate fruiting bodies borne on simple or branched podetia
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Most of the runners are exposed as modest performers and, while she is clearly nothing out of the ordinary, the mare Arctic Moss does at least have the potential to rate a fair bit higher than her current official mark of 86.
Arctic Moss is another who failed in her first two attempts over the smaller obstacles to translate her very promising bumper form, but there was more encouragement from her latest effort at Musselburgh where she chased home the unexposed Top Brass.
The 25-1 shot was patiently ridden by Philip Kinsella to get the better of Arctic Moss by three and a half lengths.
It contains Arctic moss, echinacea, Icelandic lichen and hawthorn to fight plaque and cavities.
An extensive subfossil deposit of the arctic moss Aplodon wormskioldii.
Arctic moss and strobe lights, running water and steel are not so much juxtaposed as placed on a continuum, where the organic and the man-made present equally receptive and eloquent surfaces for sensory perception.

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