from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of lichens, one of which is the tripe-de-roche.
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The surface of these was covered with lichens of the genus _gyrophora_, which the Canadians term _tripe de roche_.
 The different kinds of _gyrophora_, are termed indiscriminately by the voyagers, _tripe de roche_.
The surface of these was covered with lichens of the genus gyrophora which the Canadians term tripe de roche.
a species of gyrophora, the "tripe de roche" of Arctic voyagers and the food of the Canadian hunters.
The different kinds of gyrophora are termed indiscriminately by the voyagers tripe de roche.)