Definition of Reindeer moss

1. Noun. An erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans.

Exact synonyms: Arctic Moss, Cladonia Rangiferina, Reindeer Lichen
Generic synonyms: Lichen
Group relationships: Cladonia, Genus Cladonia



Definition of Reindeer moss

1. Noun. A lichen, ''Cladonia rangiferina'', that grows in areas of alpine tundra. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Reindeer moss

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1. Arctic Researches, and Life Among the Esquimaux: Being the Narrative of an by Charles Francis Hall (1865)
"Make ninth Encampment on Rae's Point.—A Seal-feast.—reindeer moss abundant.—More traditional History.—Start on Voyage again.—A two-mile Walk over Rocks. ..."

2. Life with the Esquimaux: The Narrative of Captain Charles Francis Hall of by Charles Francis Hall (1864)
"Encampment on Rae's Point—A Seal Feast—reindeer moss abundant—More traditional History—A Two-mile Walk ocer Rocks-Jack the ..."

3. Annual Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer Into Alaska by Sheldon Jackson, United States Bureau of Education (1898)
"Therefore, on his arrival, December 12, at Aalesund, the first port reached in Norway, he telegraphed to various centers where it was thought reindeer moss ..."

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