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moss

 (môs, mŏs)
n.
1.
a. Any of various green, usually small, nonvascular plants of the division Bryophyta, having leaflike structures arranged around the stem and spores borne in a capsule.
b. A patch or covering of such plants.
2. Any of various other unrelated plants having a similar appearance or manner of growth, such as Irish moss, Spanish moss, and the club mosses.
tr.v. mossed, moss·ing, moss·es
To cover with moss.

[Middle English, from Old English mos, bog, and from Medieval Latin mossa, moss (of Germanic origin).]

moss

(mɒs)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: mossplant any bryophyte of the phylum Bryophyta, typically growing in dense mats on trees, rocks, moist ground, etc. See also peat moss
2. (Plants) a clump or growth of any of these plants
3. (Plants) any of various similar but unrelated plants, such as club moss, Spanish moss, Ceylon moss, rose moss, and reindeer moss
4. (Physical Geography) Scot and Northern English a peat bog or marsh
[Old English mos swamp; compare Middle Dutch, Old High German mos bog, Old Norse mosi; compare also Old Norse mӯrr mire]
ˈmossˌlike adj
ˈmossy adj
ˈmossiness n

Moss

(mɒs)
n
1. (Biography) Kate. born 1974, British supermodel.
2. (Biography) Sir Stirling. born 1929, English racing driver

moss

(mɔs, mɒs)
n.
1. any tiny, leafy-stemmed, filamentous bryophyte of the class Musci, growing in tufts, sods, or mats on moist ground, tree trunks, rocks, etc.
2. a growth of such plants.
3. any of various similar plants, as Iceland moss or club moss.
v.t.
4. to cover with a growth of moss.
[before 1000; Middle English mos(se), Old English mos moss, bog; akin to German Moos, Old Norse mȳrr mire]
moss′like`, adj.

moss

(môs)
1. Any of numerous small, green plants that lack vascular tissue and do not bear seeds. Mosses usually live in moist, shady areas and grow in clusters or mats on the ground, rocks, and tree trunks.
2. Any of a number of plants that look like mosses but are not related to them. For instance, reindeer moss is a lichen, Irish moss is an alga, and Spanish moss is a flowering plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moss - tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plantsmoss - tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
bryophyte, nonvascular plant - any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
acrocarp, acrocarpous moss - a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule)
pleurocarp, pleurocarpous moss - a moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk
bog moss, peat moss, sphagnum, sphagnum moss - any of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat
Translations
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mech
mos
musgoaljdlfajijfiefchaifeeee
sambliksammalsammalduma
sammalsammaloitua
טחבי עלים
mahovina
moha
lumut
mosi
muschiomusco
コケ
이끼
samaninissamanossamanotas
sūna
mach
mah
mossa
พืชตะไคร่น้ำ
rêu

moss

[mɒs]
A. N (Bot) → musgo m
see also rolling A
B. CPD moss stitch Npunto m de musgo

moss

[ˈmɒs] nmousse f

moss

nMoos nt

moss

[mɒs] n (Bot) → muschio

moss

(mos) noun
(any variety of) a type of small flowerless plant, found in damp places, forming a soft green covering on tree trunks etc. The bank of the river was covered in moss.
ˈmossy adjective

moss

طُحْلُبٌ mech mos Moos βρύο musgo sammal mousse mahovina muschio コケ 이끼 mos mose mech musgo мох mossa พืชตะไคร่น้ำ yosun rêu 青苔
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