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oakmoss

[ohk-maws, -mos] /ˈoʊkˌmɔs, -ˌmɒs/
noun
1.
a lichen, Evernia pranastri, growing on oak and other trees, yielding a resin used in the manufacture of perfumes.
Origin of oakmoss
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; oak + moss
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