Moss in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is moss a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word moss is a Scrabble US word. The word moss is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is moss a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word moss is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

M3O1S1S1

Is moss a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word moss is a Words With Friends word. The word moss is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Moss

You can make 10 words from 'moss' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'moss'

MOSS 6SOMS 6

3 letters words from 'moss'

MOS 5OMS 5
SOM 5SOS 3

2 letters words from 'moss'

MO 4OM 4
OS 2SO 2

All 4 letters words made out of moss

moss omss msos smos osms soms moss omss msos smos osms soms msso smso msso smso ssmo ssmo ossm sosm ossm sosm ssom ssom

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word moss. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in moss.

Definitions and meaning of moss

moss

Etymology

From Middle English mos, from Old English mos (bog, marsh, moss), from Proto-Germanic *musą (marsh, moss), from *mews- (moss). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Moas (moss), West Frisian moas (moss), Dutch mos (moss), German Low German Moss (moss), German Moos (moss), Danish mos (moss), Swedish mossa (moss), Icelandic mosi (moss), Latin muscus (moss), Russian мох (mox, moss), Polish mech. Doublet of mousse.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /mɒs/
  • (US) enPR: môs, IPA(key): /mɔs/
  • (cotcaught merger, Canada) enPR: mäs, IPA(key): /mɑs/
  • Rhymes: -ɒs
  • Rhymes: -ɔːs

Noun

moss (countable and uncountable, plural mosses)

  1. 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 phylum Bryophyta (formerly division Musci).
    Hypernym: bryophyte
  2. (countable) A kind or species of such plants.
  3. (informal) Any alga, lichen, bryophyte, or other plant of seemingly simple structure.
    Hyponyms: alga, cryptogam, lichen
  4. (now chiefly Britain regional) A bog; a fen.

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.

Derived terms

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Verb

moss (third-person singular simple present mosses, present participle mossing, simple past and past participle mossed)

  1. (intransitive) To become covered with moss.
  2. (transitive) To cover (something) with moss.

Translations

See also

  • muscoid

Further reading

  • moss on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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

Anagrams

  • SMOS, SMOs, soms

Hungarian

Alternative forms

  • mossál

Etymology

mos +‎ -j

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈmoʃː]
  • Hyphenation: moss
  • Rhymes: -oʃː

Verb

moss

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present indefinite of mos

Usage notes

Not to be confused with mos (to wash).


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a class of Bryophyta, small plants.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)