spike moss

spike moss
Any of various simple vascular plants, of the family Selaginellaceae, that resemble mosses and produce spores.

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  • spike moss — noun any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella • Syn: ↑spikemoss, ↑little club moss • Hypernyms: ↑club moss, ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • spike moss — any of numerous plants of the genus Selaginella, allied to and resembling the club mosses. * * * ▪ plant  any member of the plant genus Selaginella of the order Selaginellales with more than 700 species of mossy, in some cases fernlike,… …   Universalium

  • Moss (Maurice) Twomey — (10 June 1897 – October 1978) was an Irish republican and chief of staff of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). Contents 1 Early life 2 War of Independence 3 Civil War …   Wikipedia

  • club moss — noun primitive evergreen moss like plant with spores in club shaped strobiles • Syn: ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hypernyms: ↑fern ally • Hyponyms: ↑shining clubmoss, ↑Lycopodium lucidulum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • club-moss — noun primitive evergreen moss like plant with spores in club shaped strobiles • Syn: ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hypernyms: ↑fern ally • Hyponyms: ↑shining clubmoss, ↑Lycopodium lucidulum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • little club moss — noun any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella • Syn: ↑spikemoss, ↑spike moss • Hypernyms: ↑club moss, ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hyponyms: ↑meado …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Spike (1980) — The Spike is a 1980 spy thriller novel by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss (New York: Crown Publishers, 1980). Drawing on de Borchgrave s experience as a jet setting Newsweek journalist and conservative Washington insider, it tells the story… …   Wikipedia

  • The Spike — may refer to:* The Spike (1980) , a novel by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss * The Spike (1997) , a nonfiction book by Damien Broderick * The Spike (essay) by George Orwell * The Spike (TV series) , a controversial 1978 Irish television… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Moss — is an Australian journalist and author.Moss was educated at the Australian National University where he gained a BA (1st class Hons.) and subsequently gained an MA. He edited The Economist s weekly Foreign Report in the early 1970s.Moss was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish moss — Spanish Span ish, a. Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards. [1913 Webster] {Spanish bayonet} (Bot.), a liliaceous plant ({Yucca alorifolia}) with rigid spine tipped leaves. The name is also applied to other similar plants of the Southwestern …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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