What does the word moss mean?

Usage examples for moss

  1. Dr. Jerdon says:-" I have had the nest and eggs brought me more than once when at Darjeeling, the former being a large mass of roots, moss, and grass, with a few pure white eggs." – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. " Oh, see," cried Elsie, suddenly pointing to the opposite bank, " what beautiful moss that is over there! – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  3. Here the walls are tinted a soft moss green, and ornamented at the top by a black and white frieze that pictures the different stages of a missionary's life. – Remodeled Farmhouses by Mary H. Northend