Definition of 'lichen'
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Example sentences containing 'lichen'
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The surface has been decorated with lichens. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The grounds are stunning and the surrounding woodland is home to many rare plants and lichens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those patches are lichen and it usually indicates heavy, poorly drained soil. The Sun (2011)This characteristic is of particular importance to the lichens, which are associations between fungi and algae. Caves and Cave Life (1993)
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Used Occasionally. lichen is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'lichen'
British English: lichen NOUN
Lichen is a group of tiny plants that looks like moss and grows on the surface of things such as rocks, trees, and walls.
Definition of lichen from the Collins English Dictionary
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