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Definition of Moss


  1. A cryptogamous plant of a cellular structure, with distinct stem and simple leaves. The fruit is a small capsule usually opening by an apical lid, and so discharging the spores. There are many species, collectively termed Musci, growing on the earth, on rocks, and trunks of trees, etc., and a few in running water.
  2. A bog; a morass; a place containing peat; as, the mosses of the Scottish border.
  3. To cover or overgrow with moss.
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moss in Dutch is mos
moss in French is mousse
moss in German is Moos
moss in Hungarian is moha
moss in Italian is muschio
moss in Portuguese is musgo
moss in Spanish is musgo
moss in Swedish is mossa