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moss British & World English

A small flowerless green plant which lacks true roots, growing in low carpets or rounded cushions in damp habitats and reproducing by means of spores released from stalked capsules

moss English Thesaurus

bryology

Moss, Sir Stirling British & World English

(B.1929), English motor-racing driver. He won various Grands Prix and other competitions in the 1950s, though the world championship eluded him

bog moss British & World English

Another term for peat moss111.

Hart, Moss British & World English

(1904–61), US playwright and director. His collaborations with George S. Kaufman include the plays You Ca n’t Take It with You (1936) and The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939). He also wrote the movie script for Gentlemen’s Agreement (1947)

moss hag British & World English

An area of broken ground or a hole from which peat has been taken

peat moss British & World English

A large absorbent moss which grows in dense masses on boggy ground, where the lower parts decay slowly to form peat deposits

Ceylon moss British & World English

A red seaweed of southern Asia, which is the main source of agar

Irish moss British & World English

Another term for carrageen.

moss agate British & World English

Agate with moss-like dendritic markings

moss animal British & World English

A sedentary colonial aquatic animal found chiefly in the sea, either encrusting rocks, seaweeds, or other surfaces, or forming stalked fronds. Each minute zooid filter-feeds by means of a crown of ciliated tentacles (lophophore)

moss-grown British & World English

Overgrown with moss

moss stitch British & World English

Alternate plain and purl stitches in knitting

Iceland moss British & World English

A brown branching lichen with stiff spines along the margins of the fronds, growing in mountain and moorland habitats. It can be boiled to produce an edible jelly

moss campion British & World English

An almost stemless campion with pink flowers, found on mountains and in arctic areas of both Eurasia and North America

reindeer moss British & World English

A large branching bluish-grey lichen which grows in arctic and subarctic regions, sometimes providing the chief winter food of reindeer

Spanish moss British & World English

A tropical American plant which grows as silvery-green festoons on trees, obtaining water and nutrients directly through its surface

a rolling stone gathers no moss British & World English

A person who does not settle in one place will not accumulate wealth or status, or responsibilities or commitments

moss green in moss British & World English

A green colour like that of moss

carrageen British & World English

An edible red shoreline seaweed with flattened branching fronds, found in both Eurasia and North America

carrageen moss in carrageen British & World English

An edible red shoreline seaweed with flattened branching fronds, found in both Eurasia and North America

Ceylon moss in moss British & World English

Used in names of algae, lichens, and higher plants resembling moss, e.g. reindeer moss, Ceylon moss, Spanish moss

Spanish moss in moss British & World English

Used in names of algae, lichens, and higher plants resembling moss, e.g. reindeer moss, Ceylon moss, Spanish moss

reindeer moss in moss British & World English

Used in names of algae, lichens, and higher plants resembling moss, e.g. reindeer moss, Ceylon moss, Spanish moss

a rolling stone gathers no moss in rolling stone British & World English

A person who does not settle in one place will not accumulate wealth or status, or responsibilities or commitments