Definition of 'moss'
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Example sentences containing 'moss'
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Giant club moss trees vanished overnight to be replaced by rather weedy fern vegetation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can see the natural colours of the green and the perpetual moss growth that shows up from space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps hide soil with more moss. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Despite the work, the slippery staircase is running with damp and sprouting moss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are planted in the moss then flown to Europe. The Sun (2012)We floundered through soft, sloppy peat and moss. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mine grew in fill - with the rather casual addition of some peat moss. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)See how soft the dried leaves are under your feet and how rich and green the moss is that clings to these old trees. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)When a female comes and pairs up with one of them, she improves the nest with a lining of feathers and soft moss. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you have brown eyes, try adding a touch of lime or moss green to the middle of the eyelid and the inner corners. The Sun (2015)When they return home, they nest in pine and spruce forests, making a cup of twigs and reindeer moss. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Go carefully, though, and make sure you match with a moss green or dusty grey on woodwork and trims. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'moss'
British English: moss /mɒs/ NOUN
Moss is a very small, soft, green plant which grows on damp soil, or on wood or stone.
...ground covered with moss.
- American English: moss
- Arabic: طُحْلُبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: musgo
- Chinese: 青苔
- Croatian: mahovina
- Czech: mech
- Danish: mos
- Dutch: mos
- European Spanish: musgo
- Finnish: sammal
- French: mousse botanique
- German: Moos
- Greek: βρύο
- Italian: muschio
- Japanese: コケ
- Korean: 이끼
- Norwegian: mose
- Polish: mech
- European Portuguese: musgo
- Romanian: mușchi
- Russian: мох
- Spanish: musgo
- Swedish: mossa
- Thai: พืชตะไคร่น้ำ
- Turkish: yosun
- Ukrainian: мох
- Vietnamese: rêu
Definition of moss from the Collins English Dictionary
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