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Iceland moss

Iceland moss

(Science: botany) a kind of lichen (Cetraria Icelandica) found from the arctic regions to the North temperate zone. It furnishes a nutritious jelly and other forms of food, and is used in pulmonary complaints as a demulcent.


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