from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of lichen, of the genus Cladonia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cup-lichen.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Amabel was peevish with weariness; her bundles were sadly in the way, and at every step a cup-moss or marchantia dropped out, and Amabel insisted upon its being picked up.

    Jan of the Windmill

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.