long moss


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long moss

n
(Plants) another name for Spanish moss
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Noun1.long moss - dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry rootslong moss - dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
genus Tillandsia, Tillandsia - large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses
aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant - plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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We would watch the dipper duck and dance on the stones, knew where he made his nest behind long moss at the top of the waterfall.
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Firefighters found KathyMurphy, 88, dead in her home in Long Moss, Litherland.