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bog moss

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  1. peat moss.

Origin of bog moss

First recorded in 1775–85
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Examples from the Web for bog moss

Historical Examples

  • The Bog-moss (Sphagnum) overruns them, and renders them barren.

    Lachesis Lapponica

    Carl von Linn

  • It would be very desirable to discover some means of eradicating the Bog-moss.

    Lachesis Lapponica

    Carl von Linn

  • Here and there we detect the remains of birch under the peat, but the peat itself is composed chiefly of bog-moss and heather.

  • Their interest is heightened by the portions which are vividly green with bog-moss, being the birthplace of important streams.


    Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon

British Dictionary definitions for bog moss

bog moss

  1. another name for peat moss
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