Cetraria Icelandica
Iceland moss Ice"land moss` (Bot.) A kind of lichen ({Cetraria Icelandica}) found from the Arctic regions to the North Temperate zone. It furnishes a nutritious jelly and other forms of food, and is used in pulmonary complaints as a demulcent. [1913 Webster]

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  • Iceland moss — Ice land moss (Bot.) A kind of lichen ({Cetraria Icelandica}) found from the Arctic regions to the North Temperate zone. It furnishes a nutritious jelly and other forms of food, and is used in pulmonary complaints as a demulcent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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