club moss

club moss
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb maws, mos]
    • /klʌb mɔs, mɒs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluhb maws, mos]
    • /klʌb mɔs, mɒs/

Definitions of club moss words

  • noun club moss any mosslike tracheophyte plant of the phylum Lycopodophyta, having erect or creeping stems covered with tiny overlapping leaves 3
  • noun club moss lycopod 3
  • noun club moss any plant of the genus Lycopodium. 1
  • noun club moss Any of various simple microphyllous vascular plants, of the family Lycopodiaceae, that resemble mosses and produce spores. 0

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Origin of club moss

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600

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Parts of speech for Club moss


club moss popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

club moss usage trend in Literature

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