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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
are now cl****ified on their
own as the division
12,000 species. The main commercial significance
is a genus
380 accepted species
, commonly known
as "peat moss
". Ac****ulations of Sphagnum
- Elisabeth Singleton Moss
(born July 24, 1982) is an American
actor. She is known
for her work in several television
is a genus
, also called
or fork mosses
. These mosses
form in densely packed
may fork, but do not branch...
- Moss Complex
and form Britain’s third-largest lowland raised
(966 ha). The reserve
is part of the Midland Meres
of mosses found
in the state
in the United
States. The Montana Natural Heritage Program
is a town in Lowndes
County, Alabama, United
States. At the 2010 census
the po****tion was 1,029, down from 1,101 in 2000. It is part of the Montgomery...
- (Populus trichocarpa) are also found throughout
the forest. Many unique mosses
are also present
in the rainforest, such as lettuce lichen
from an Old Manse
is a short story collection
Hawthorne, first published
in 1846. The collection includes several
- non-vascular land plants
(embryophytes): the liverworts, hornworts
. They are characteristically limited
in size and prefer moist habitats
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