Sea moss
Sea moss Sea" moss` (?; 115). (Zo["o]l.) Any branched marine bryozoan resembling moss. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea moss — noun 1. sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding • Syn: ↑bryozoan, ↑polyzoan, ↑sea mat, ↑moss animal • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea moss — 1. Bot. any of certain frondlike red algae. 2. Zool. a bryozoan. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea moss — /ˈsi mɒs/ (say see mos) noun See bryozoan (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea-moss — …   Useful english dictionary

  • moss — Synonyms and related words: algae, autophyte, baygall, bean, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, bracken, brown algae, buffalo wallow, climber, club moss, conferva, confervoid, creeper, diatom, everglade, fen, fenland, fern, flowering moss, fruits… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sea mat — noun sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding • Syn: ↑bryozoan, ↑polyzoan, ↑sea moss, ↑moss animal • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • moss animal — noun sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding • Syn: ↑bryozoan, ↑polyzoan, ↑sea mat, ↑sea moss • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories — Type Public Location Moss Landing, California, USA Campus …   Wikipedia

  • Moss Landing, California — Moss Landing   census designated place   Aerial view of Moss Landing, California …   Wikipedia

  • Moss Landing State Beach — is a beach in Monterey County, California. Description The beach is about 16 miles (30 km) north of the city of Monterey via Highway 1 at 36°48′49″N 121°47′26″W /  …   Wikipedia

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