Iceland moss

Origin of Iceland moss

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Historical Examples of iceland moss

  • A fire was lighted; the wet clothes were taken off the travellers; curd and beer, and a stew of Iceland-moss were set before them.


British Dictionary definitions for iceland moss

Iceland moss

noun
  1. a lichen, Cetraria islandica, of arctic regions and N Europe, with brownish edible fronds
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