noun /môs/
mosses, plural
A small flowerless green plant that lacks true roots, growing in low carpets or rounded cushions in damp habitats and reproducing by means of spores released from stalked capsules
– the trees are overgrown with vines and moss
– the bog is home to rare mosses
Used in names of algae, lichens, and higher plants resembling moss, e.g., reindeer moss, Ceylon moss, Spanish moss
A bog, esp. a peat bog