Definition of Christmas green
1. Noun. Any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches.
Generic synonyms: Club Moss, Club-moss, Lycopod
Specialized synonyms: Lycopodium Clavitum, Running Pine, Ground Cedar, Lycopodium Complanatum, Staghorn Moss, Ground Fir, Lycopodium Obscurum, Princess Pine, Tree Clubmoss, Foxtail Grass, Lycopodium Alopecuroides
Lexicographical Neighbors of Christmas Green
Literary usage of Christmas green
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The life-history of the common Christmas-green club- moss is somewhat as follows: The spores, produced in large quantities, germinate near the surface of ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1870)
"We should hear soon of Benevolent Associations for the distribution of Christmas green peas among necessitous members of the upper class. ..."
3. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"Christmas-green Plants or Club-mosses. if The plants known as club-mosses are the ones so abundantly used in the manufacture of Christmas-green decorations, ..."
4. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... or Trailing christmas green, is a most fascinating plant, with fan-shaped branches, which are forked, and covered with minute leaves with somewhat ..."
5. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1911)
"None of the commissioners named in the act ever served except Thomas Green, Long, Davenport and Christmas. Green and Davenport left Georgia together for ..."
6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1869)
"Out of this scene of bustle we passed into the streets, among the gay shops decked out with christmas green, and through the jostling crowd into narrower ..."