scale moss


noun

any thalloid liverwort.

Nearby words

  1. scale 3,
  2. scale back,
  3. scale down,
  4. scale insect,
  5. scale leaf,
  6. scale-pan,
  7. scaleback,
  8. scaleboard,
  9. scaled,
  10. scaledown

Origin of scale moss

First recorded in 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for scale moss

scale moss

noun

any of various leafy liverworts of the order Jungermanniales, which resemble mosses
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