moss agate
noun Date: 1798 an agate mineral containing brown, black, or green mosslike or dendritic markings

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  • Moss agate — pebble, 1 inch (25 mm) long. Montana mo …   Wikipedia

  • Moss agate — Moss Moss (m[o^]s; 115), n. [OE. mos; akin to AS. me[ o]s, D. mos, G. moos, OHG. mos, mios, Icel. mosi, Dan. mos, Sw. mossa, Russ. mokh , L. muscus. Cf. {Muscoid}.] 1. (Bot.) A cryptogamous plant of a cellular structure, with distinct stem and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moss agate — n. a kind of agate containing dark colored, branchlike markings of manganese or iron oxides …   English World dictionary

  • moss agate — a kind of agate or chalcedony containing brown or black mosslike dendritic markings from various impurities. [1790 1800] * * * ▪ mineral also called  mocha stone        grayish to milky white agate (q.v.), a variety of the silica mineral quartz… …   Universalium

  • moss agate — noun an agate resembling moss with brown, black, or green markings • Hypernyms: ↑agate …   Useful english dictionary

  • moss agate — noun agate with moss like dendritic markings …   English new terms dictionary

  • moss agate — /ˈmɒs ægət/ (say mos aguht) noun a kind of agate or chalcedony containing brown or black moss like dendritic markings from various impurities …   Australian English dictionary

  • moss-agate — n. Mocha stone …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Moss Agate Creek — ist der Name zweier Flüsse in den Vereinigten Staaten: Moss Agate Creek (Cheyenne River), ein Fluss im US Bundesstaat South Dakota Moss Agate Creek (La Prele Creek), ein Fluss im US Bundesstaat Wyoming Siehe auch: Agate (Begriffsklärung) Agate… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moss agate glass — Detail from a Moss Agate vase by John Northwood, c.1888 Moss Agate glass is a type of art glass developed in 1888 at the noted glasshouse Stevens Williams by glassmaker John Northwood, with the assistance of Will Bridges, then manager of the firm …   Wikipedia

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