Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling moss or some aspect of it.

Etymologies

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moss +‎ -like

Examples

  • The children had short, mosslike hair with tiny star-shaped flowers.

    Crimson Wind

  • Even the sparse wiry mountain grass was gone from the rocky hillsides now, and the only vegetation was a thick, dry, mosslike growth, or tough lichens.

    Tran Siberian

  • Though there was no beach, the mosslike ground cover that grew down to the water's edge provided comfortable padding beneath their backs.

    Flinx's Folly

  • Even the mosslike ground cover over which they had spread their blanket was black and shriveled.

    Flinx's Folly

  • Even the sparse wiry mountain grass was gone from the rocky hillsides now, and the only vegetation was a thick, dry, mosslike growth, or tough lichens.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • Patches of mosslike vegetation covered some of the hilltops, growing mostly on the rotting remains of long-dead trees and grasses.

    INTO THE NEBULA

  • On any healthy world, the plant life would have obscured it long ago, but here there were only patches of the mosslike growth they had seen elsewhere and the softening of the edges by ten years of weather.

    INTO THE NEBULA

  • Patches of mosslike vegetation covered some of the hilltops, growing mostly on the rotting remains of long-dead trees and grasses.

    INTO THE NEBULA

  • On any healthy world, the plant life would have obscured it long ago, but here there were only patches of the mosslike growth they had seen elsewhere and the softening of the edges by ten years of weather.

    INTO THE NEBULA

  • Patches of mosslike vegetation covered some of the hilltops, growing mostly on the rotting remains of long-dead trees and grasses.

    INTO THE NEBULA

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