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Definition of byss

byss
Byssus Bys"sus, n.; pl. E. Byssuses; L. Byssi.[L. byssus fine flax, fine linen or cotton, Gr. by`ssos .] 1. A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients. It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk. [Written also byss and byssin.] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A tuft of long, tough filaments which are formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the Pinna and Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc. 3. (Bot.) An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of slender threads. 4. Asbestus.
Byss
Byss Byss, n. See Byssus, n., 1.

Meaning of byss from wikipedia

- Planet used as a stepping-stone for the New Republic to retake Coruscant. Byss Dark Empire 1991 Comics Planet chosen as the base of operations for a clone...
- Johann Rudolf Byss (1660–1738) was a Swiss painter. He was born in Solothurn and first learned painting from his father Johann Joseph Byss, and later from...
- and wants to travel to Byss and save him. She and Han travel to Nar Shaddaa and try to arrange a ship to bring them past Byss' security network. Han reunites...
- with other organisations with similar ideologies, such as the RSS, ABVP, BYSS and the VHP. The cadres of these groups often supplement the BJP's. Its lower...
- such mission, while investigating the ruins of the planet formerly known as Byss, Rosh is captured and converted to the Dark Side by the cult's leader, Tavion...
- species. Abyssins are a humanoid, cycloptic, sentient species native to Byss. They have green or blue skin, can regenerate missing limbs, and can live...
- "Meadow" - 4:11 "Riding" - 4:09 "Voices" - 3:44 "Hearts & Daggers" - 8:34 "Byss & Abyss" - 6:03 "Daughter" - 3:03 "Travel Mountains" - 6:30 Espers at AllMusic...
- Vishwa Hindu Parishad, World Hindu Council (2.8m) Bharatiya Yuva Seva Sangh (BYSS), Youth Awakening Front[citation needed] Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, literally...
- the Emperor's Hands. Droga flees to a secret Imperial base on the planet Byss, where the Emperor's advisor Sate Pestage exorcises Palpatine's spirit and...
- nyckelharpa music since the early 17th century, including musicians like Byss-Calle (Carl Ersson Bössa, 1783–1847) from Älvkarleby. Changes by August Bohlin...