us·nea noun \ˈəs-nē-ə, ˈəz-\
: any of a genus (Usnea of the family Usneaceae) of widely distributed lichens (as old-man's beard) that have a grayish or yellow pendulous freely branched thallus
Origin of USNEA
New Latin, from Arabic ushna
First Known Use: 1597
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