Iceland moss

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noun Ice·land moss \ˈīs-lən(d)-, -ˌlan(d)-\

Definition of Iceland moss

  1. :  a lichen (Cetraria islandica) of mountainous and arctic regions sometimes used in medicine or as food

1785

First Known Use of iceland moss

1785


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Iceland moss

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noun Ice·land moss \ˌī-slən(d)-ˈmȯs, ˌī-ˌslan(d)-\

Medical Definition of Iceland moss

  1. :  a lichen of the genus Cetraria (C. islandica) of mountainous and arctic regions sometimes used in medicine or as food


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