lichen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lichen” in the English Dictionary

"lichen" in British English

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lichennoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.kən/ /ˈlɪtʃ.ən/
a ​grey, ​green, or ​yellow plant-like ​organism that ​grows on ​rocks, ​walls, and ​trees
(Definition of lichen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lichennoun [C]

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
(Definition of lichen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lichen”
in Spanish líquen…
in Vietnamese địa y…
in Malaysian liken…
in Thai เห็ดรา…
in French lichen…
in German die Flechte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地衣…
in Indonesian kerakap…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地衣…
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