Mossiness
Mossiness \Moss"i*ness\, n. The state of being mossy. [1913 Webster]

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  • mossiness — noun The state or condition of being mossy. Common Moss, very common and running wild about old cabins, attaining new heights of bush, greater bloom, and marvelous mossiness when in the right location …   Wiktionary

  • mossiness — See mossy. * * * …   Universalium

  • mossiness — moss·i·ness || mÉ”sɪnɪs /mÉ’s n. being covered in mildew, being covered in moss …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mossiness — mossˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • mossy — mossiness, n. /maw see, mos ee/, adj., mossier, mossiest. 1. overgrown with or abounding in moss: a mossy stone. 2. covered with a mosslike growth. 3. appearing as if covered with moss. 4. resembling moss: a mossy softness. 5. old or outdated;… …   Universalium

  • Muscosity — Mus*cos i*ty, n. [L. muscosus mossy, fr. muscus moss.] Mossiness. Jonhson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mushroom hunting — Mushroom picking Franciszek Kostrzewski Mushroom hunting, mushrooming, mushroom picking, and similar terms describe the activity of gathering mushrooms in the wild, typically for eating. This is popular in most of Europe, including the Nordic,… …   Wikipedia

  • velvet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. silk, plush, velour, velure, velveteen; mossiness; smoothness, softness; slang, surplus, winnings, profit, graft. adj. velvety, mossy; smooth, soft, mild, soothing, bland; light, caressing. II (Roget… …   English dictionary for students

  • moss — noun 1》 a small flowerless green plant which grows in low carpets or rounded cushions in damp habitats and reproduces by means of spores. [Class Musci.]     ↘used in names of algae, lichens, and other low growing plants, e.g. reindeer moss. 2》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mossy — /ˈmɒsi/ (say mosee) adjective (mossier, mossiest) 1. covered with moss. 2. covered with a moss like growth. 3. appearing as if covered with moss. 4. resembling moss. {moss + y1} –mossiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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