• (British) IPA: /mɒs/
  • (America) enPR: môs, IPA: /mɔs/
  • (cot-caught, Canada) enPR: mäs, IPA: /mɑs/


  1. Any of various small, green, seedless plants growing on the ground or on the surfaces of trees, stones, etc.; now specifically, a plant of the phylum Bryophyta (formerly division Musci).
    Hypernyms: bryophyte
  2. (countable) A kind or species of such plants.
  3. (informal) Any alga, lichen, bryophyte, or other plant of seemingly simple structure.
    hypo en
    Spanish moss
    Irish moss
    club moss
  4. (now chiefly UK regional) A bog; a fen.
    the mosses of the Scottish border
Translations Translations Verb

moss (mosses, present participle mossing; past and past participle mossed)

  1. (intransitive) To become covered with moss.
    An oak whose boughs were mossed with age.
  2. (transitive) To cover (something) with moss.
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Proper noun
  1. Surname

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Proper noun
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