Definition of Spanish moss
: an epiphytic plant (Tillandsia usneoides) of the pineapple family forming pendent tufts of grayish-green filaments on trees from the southern U.S. to Argentina
SPANISH MOSS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Spanish moss for English Language Learners
: a type of American plant that has long gray strands and that hangs down from the branches of trees
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