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noun [C]  /ˈlɑɪ·kən/
biology a type of organism that consists of an alga (= plant without leaves or roots) and a fungus (= plant without leaves, flowers, or color) growing together
Translations of “lichen”
in Vietnamese địa y…
in Spanish líquen…
in Thai เห็ดรา…
in Malaysian liken…
in French lichen…
in German die Flechte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地衣…
in Indonesian kerakap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地衣…
(Definition of lichen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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