Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the characters of or belonging to the dipterous superfamily Muscoidea.
  • noun A member of the superfamily Muscoidea.
  • In botany, moss-like; resembling moss. Also musciform.
  • noun One of the mosses; a moss-like plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A term formerly applied to any mosslike flowerless plant, with a distinct stem, and often with leaves, but without any vascular system.
  • adjective (Bot.) Mosslike; resembling moss.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any fly in the superfamily Muscoidea.
  • noun loosely Any fly in the section Schizophora.
  • noun botany, obsolete Any moss-like flowerless plant, with a distinct stem, and often with leaves, but without any vascular system.

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Examples

  • We wouldn't make a kilometer 'fore sundown through muscoid and arrowbush, not if we exhausted our blasters burnin 'them.

    The Rebel Worlds

  • With nine precious muscoid corpses, more or less ornamented with a lovely fur trimming of Saprolegnia, I shall return to London to-morrow, and shall be ready in a short time, I hope, to furnish Salmon Disease wholesale, retail, or for exportation. "

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 2

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