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  Words related to lichen
Definition:
  • any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.;
  • any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks;

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    Hyponyms: ascolichen, basidiolichen, lecanora, roccella, Roccella tinctoria, beard lichen, beard moss, Usnea barbata, horsehair lichen, horsetail lichen, reindeer moss, reindeer lichen, arctic moss, Cladonia rangiferina, crottle, crottal, crotal, Iceland moss, Iceland lichen, Cetraria islandica, lichen planus, lichen ruber planus

     

    Member Meronyms: Lichenes, division Lichenes

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: liquen   Croatian: lišaj  
    French: lichen   German: Flechte  
    Greek: λειχήνα   Italian: lichene  
    Japanese: 地衣類   Korean: 지의  
    Portuguese: líquen   Russian: лишайник  
    Spanish: liquen   Swedish: lav  
     
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