- a seaweed, Gracilaria lichenoides, of Ceylon and the East Indies: one of the algae from which agar is obtained.
Origin of Ceylon moss
First recorded in 1860–65
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- a red East Indian seaweed, Gracilaria lichenoides, from which agar is made
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