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Definition of Mosses
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club mossesLycopodiaceous Ly`co*po`di*a"ceous, a. (Bot.)
Belonging, or relating, to the Lycopodiace[ae], an order of
cryptogamous plants (called also club mosses) with
branching stems, and small, crowded, one-nerved, and usually
pointed leaves. Urn mossesUrn Urn, n. [OE. urne, L. urna; perhaps fr. urere to burn, and
sop called as being made of burnt clay (cf. East): cf. F.
1. A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a
foot or pedestal, employed for different purposes, as for
holding liquids, for ornamental uses, for preserving the
ashes of the dead after cremation, and anciently for
holding lots to be drawn.
A rustic, digging in the ground by Padua, found an
urn, or earthen pot, in which there was another urn.
His scattered limbs with my dead body burn, And once
more join us in the pious urn. --Dryden.
2. Fig.: Any place of burial; the grave.
Or lay these bones in an unworthy urn, Tombless,
with no remembrance over them. --Shak.
3. (Rom. Antiq.) A measure of capacity for liquids,
containing about three gallons and a haft, wine measure.
It was haft the amphora, and four times the congius.
4. (Bot.) A hollow body shaped like an urn, in which the
spores of mosses are contained; a spore case; a theca.
5. A tea urn. See under Tea.
Urn mosses (Bot.), the order of true mosses; -- so called
because the capsules of many kinds are urn-shaped.
Meaning of Mosses from wikipedia
- tallest moss
in the world, can grow to 50 cm (20 in) in height. Mosses
are commonly confused
with hornworts, liverworts
and lichens. Mosses
- (Populus trichocarpa) are also found throughout
the forest. Many unique mosses
are also present
in the rainforest, such as lettuce lichen
380 accepted species
, commonly known
as "peat moss
they are different
as peat moss
has a higher acidic
pH level. Ac****ulations...
- non-vascular land plants
(embryophytes): the liverworts, hornworts
. They are characteristically limited
in size and prefer moist habitats
are non-vascular flowerless plants
that form the division
may also refer
, Alabama, a town in the United States
to: Map Overlay
System, a geographic information system
in its 2007 version
and wetted, they release nitrogen
into the soil. Mosses reduce losses
of soil moisture
to evapotranspiration; when saturated, mosses
- Moss Complex
and form Britain's third-largest lowland raised
(966 ha). The reserve
is part of the Midland Meres
- Peter David Mosses
(born 1948) is a British computer
scientist. Peter Mosses studied mathematics
as an undergraduate
College, Oxford, and went...
- angiosperms). The best-known epiphytic plants include mosses
, orchids, and bromeliads
such as Spanish moss
(of the genus
Tillandsia), but epiphytes
may be found...
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