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lichenous

[lahy-kuh-nuh s] /ˈlaɪ kə nəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a lichen.
2.
covered with lichens.
Origin of lichenous
1815-1825
1815-25; lichen + -ous
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  • One turns back to the still old house, and sees a grey and lichenous facade with a very finely arched entrance.

    Tono Bungay H. G. Wells
  • We stumbled away into it, taking cover under some lichenous bushes, while we looked for the highway.

    Stamped Caution Raymond Zinke Gallun

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