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Main Entry: moss
Pronunciation: primarystressmodots
Function: noun
1 : any of a class of plants that have no flowers and produce small leafy stems forming sex organs at their tips and that grow in patches like cushions clinging to rocks, bark, or damp ground
2 : any of various plants (as lichens) resembling mosses -- compare REINDEER MOSS
- moss·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- mossy /primarystressmodot-semacron/ adjective

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