Moss vs Koss - What's the difference?

moss | koss |


As nouns the difference between moss and koss

is that moss is (computing) while koss is goat.

moss

English

(wikipedia moss)

Noun

  • Any of various small, green, seedless plants growing on the ground or on the surfaces of trees, stones, etc.; now specifically, a plant of the division Bryophyta (formerly ).
  • (countable) A kind or species of such plants.
  • (informal) Any alga, lichen, bryophyte, or other plant of seemingly simple structure.
  • Spanish moss'''; Irish '''moss'''; club '''moss .
  • A bog; a fen.
  • the mosses of the Scottish border

    Usage notes

    * The plural form mosses'' is used when more than one kind of moss is meant. The singular ''moss is used referring to a collection of moss plants of the same kind.

    Hyponyms

    * (simple plant) alga, cryptogam, lichen

    Hypernyms

    * (Bryophyta) bryophyte

    Derived terms

    * (Tillandsia usneoides ) * (Bryozoa) * (Bartramia spp. ) * a rolling stone gathers no moss * et al) * black moss (Tillandsia usneoides ) * bog moss * ) * carrageen moss (Chondrus crispus ) * * ) * ) * ) * club moss, club-moss, (club-foot moss) (Lycopodiaceae) * ) * ) * ) * enmoss * ) * * (Tillandsia usneoides ) * ) * ) * head moss * ) * ) * Iceland moss () * idle-moss * Irish moss (Chondrus crispus ) * ) * (Tillandsia usneoides ) * ) * moss-agate * moss animal, (Bryozoa) * moss-back, mossback * moss-backed, mossbacked, mossy-backed * moss-bag * moss-bank * moss-basket * moss-bass * ) * moss-berry, (Vaccinium oxycoccos ) * (Botaurinae) * moss-box * ) * moss-carder, ) * ) * spp. ) * (Bryozoa) * ) * * ) * moss-earth * mossed * mosser * mossery * moss-fiber, moss-fibre * moss-flow * moss frog (Rhacophoridae) * mossful * moss-gold () * moss green * moss-grown, mossgrown * moss-hag, moss-hagg * moss-hagger * * moss-head * * moss-house * mossify * mossland * mossless * moss-litter * ) * moss-oak * moss opal * moss-peat * ) * mossplant * (Bryozoa) * moss-rake * moss-reeve * ) * ) * moss-seat * moss-starch * moss stitch * moss-tenant * moss-trooper * mosstroopery * moss-trooping * moss-whin () * ) * moss-wood * moss-work * mossy * oak moss * pearl moss (Chondrus crispus ) * peat-moss * ) * reindeer moss () * * ) * * * ''spp. ) * snake moss () * Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides ) * spike moss (Selaginellaceae) * ) * tree-moss * unmossed * white moss

    Verb

  • To become covered with moss.
  • An oak whose boughs were mossed with age.
  • To cover (something) with moss.
  • See also

    * muscoid

    References

    * A New English dictionary on historical principles , Volume 6, Sir James Augustus Henry Murray, Sir William Alexander Craigie, Charles Talbut Onions, editors, Clarendon Press, 1908, pages 684-6 ----

    koss

    English

    Noun

    (koss)
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