Definition of Club-moss

1. Noun. Primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles.




Definition of Club-moss

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of club moss) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Club-moss

cloysters
clozapine
clozapines
cloze
cloze procedure
cloze test
clozes
club
club-foot
club-head
club-hop
club-hopped
club-hopper
club-hopping
club-hops
club-moss (current term)
club-rush
club car
club drug
club drugs
club fender
club foot
club fungus
club hair
club haul
club head
club kid
club kids
club member
club moss

Literary usage of Club-moss

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1. Flora of the southern United States: Containing Abridged Descriptions of the by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1872)
"LYCOPODIUM, L. club-moss. Sporangia of one kind, coriaceous, commonly kidney-shaped, opening transversely into two valves and containing minute powdery ..."

2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Club-Moss Family. LYCOPODIUM L. 83. L. alpinum L. Alpine club-moss. ... L. annotinum L. Stiff club-moss. Woods. Petoskey to L. Superior; St. Clair Co., ..."

3. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Common Club-Moss. Description.—Spore-cases reniform, coriaceous, 1-celled, 2-valved, in spikes at the summit of the branches. A low perennial. ..."

4. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael (1900)
"... club-moss THE club-moss is on my person, No harm nor mishap can me befall; No sprite shall slay me, no arrow shall wound me, No fay nor dun water-nymph ..."

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