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mossy

[maw-see, mos-ee] /ˈmɔ si, ˈmɒs i/
adjective, mossier, mossiest.
1.
overgrown with or abounding in moss:
a mossy stone.
2.
covered with a mosslike growth.
3.
appearing as if covered with moss.
4.
resembling moss:
a mossy softness.
5.
old or outdated; antiquated:
mossy ideas.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; moss + -y1
Related forms
mossiness, noun
unmossy, adjective
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Word Origin and History for mossiest

mossy

adj.

1560s, from moss + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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