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noun

any lichen of the genus Umbilicaria.

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Also called tripe-de-roche.

Origin of rock tripe

First recorded in 1850–55; allegedly so called in reference to the appearance of the thallus
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British Dictionary definitions for rock tripe

rock tripe

noun

Canadian any of various edible lichens, esp of the genus Umbilicaria, that grow on rocks and are used in the North as a survival food
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