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mossnoun [C or U]

uk   /mɒs/  us   /mɑːs/
mossy
adjective uk   /ˈmɒs.i/  us   /ˈmɑː.si/
a mossy ​tree/​rock/​lawn
(Definition of moss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mossnoun [U]

 us   /mɔs/
a ​smallgreen or ​yellowplant that ​grows esp. in ​wetearth or on ​rocks, ​walls, and ​treetrunks
(Definition of moss from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moss”
in Korean 이끼…
in Arabic طُحْلُب…
in Malaysian lumut…
in French mousse…
in Russian мох…
in Chinese (Traditional) 苔蘚…
in Italian muschio…
in Turkish yosun…
in Polish mech…
in Spanish musgo…
in Vietnamese rêu…
in Portuguese musgo…
in Thai พืชตะไคร่น้ำ…
in German das Moos…
in Catalan molsa…
in Japanese 苔(コケ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苔藓…
in Indonesian lumut…
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