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Meaning of "usnea" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF USNEA

usnea  [ˈʌsnɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF USNEA

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determiner
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Usnea is a noun.
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WHAT DOES USNEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

usnea

Usnea

Usnea is the generic and scientific name for several species of lichen in the family Parmeliaceae, that generally grow hanging from tree branches, resembling grey or greenish hair. It is sometimes referred to commonly as Old Man's Beard, Beard Lichen, Tree's Dandruff, Woman's Long Hair, or Tree Moss. It should not be confused with Oak Moss, which it physically resembles and is also called Tree Moss. Usnea grows all over the world. Like other lichens it is a symbiosis of a fungus and an alga. The fungus belongs to the division Ascomycota, while the alga is a member of the division Chlorophyta.

Definition of usnea in the English dictionary

The definition of usnea in the dictionary is a type of lichen which grows hanging from tree branches and resembles hair. It is found all over the world and is also known as Old Man's Beard.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH USNEA


Albania
ælˈbeɪnɪə
Armenia
ɑːˈmiːnɪə
Bosnia
ˈbɒznɪə
Caledonia
ˌkælɪˈdəʊnɪə
California
ˌkælɪˈfɔːnɪə
engineer
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪə
Estonia
ɛˈstəʊnɪə
linear
ˈlɪnɪə
Lithuania
ˌlɪθjʊˈeɪnɪə
Macedonia
ˌmæsɪˈdəʊnɪə
mania
ˈmeɪnɪə
Mauritania
ˌmɒrɪˈteɪnɪə
near
nɪə
Pennsylvania
ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪnɪə
pioneer
ˌpaɪəˈnɪə
Romania
rəʊˈmeɪnɪə
Slovenia
sləʊˈviːnɪə
sneer
snɪə
Tanzania
ˌtænzəˈnɪə
Virginia
vəˈdʒɪnɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE USNEA

usheress
usherette
ushership
USIA
Usk
USM
Usman dan Fodio
USMC
USN
Usnach
Usnech
USO
USP
Uspallata Pass
USPHS
USPO
USPS
usquabae
usque
usquebaugh

WORDS THAT END LIKE USNEA

apnea
British New Guinea
Canea
collectanea
cornea
dulcinea
Dutch New Guinea
dyspnea
Equatorial Guinea
French Guinea
guinea
Gulf of Guinea
hyperpnea
hypopnea
miscellanea
New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
tachypnea
tinea
Trust Territory of New Guinea

Synonyms and antonyms of usnea in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «usnea» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

松萝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

usnea
570 millions of speakers

English

usnea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

usnea
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

usnea
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Usnea
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

usnea
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

usnea
260 millions of speakers

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usnea
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Usnea
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

usnea
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サルオガセ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

usnea
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Usnea
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Usnea
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

usnea
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युनेया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

usnea
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Usnea
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Usnea
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Usnea
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Usnea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Usnea
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

usnea
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Usnea
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Usnea
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of usnea

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «USNEA»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «USNEA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about usnea

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «USNEA»

Discover the use of usnea in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to usnea and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
XJSnea Lichen Lichen Family Usnea species Parneliaceae The plantlike result of a symbiotic association between algae and fungi, usnea lichen is an important and versatile natural medicine that demands a place in these pages. At least four  ...
Gregory L. Tilford, 1997
2
Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism
In Latin the various species of usnea are called Usnea barbata, U. longissima, U. hirta, U. florida, U. ceratina, and U. dasypoga. Because of its appearance the common name for usnea is Old Man's Beard. The Dakota called usnea Chan ...
Stephen Harrod Buhner, 2006
3
The Lichens
... 359 Umbilicariaceae, 84, 623, 626 Umbilicariineae, 623 Usnea, 13, 20, 25, 29, 44, 82, 103,119, 122, 215, 335, 353, 451, 460, 547, 548, 555, 620 Usnea articulate, 468 Usnea baileyi, 520 Usnea barbata, 119, 318, 547, 554 Usnea ceratina, ...
Vernon Ahmadijian, 2012
4
Usnea: The Herbal Antibiotic and Other Medicinal Lichens
Usnea, a common herb used for centuries for colds, respiratory ailments, urinary tract infections, strep throat, other strep and staph infections.
Christopher Hobbs, 1990
5
Fortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe / Progress ...
27, 223 Umbilicaria spodochroa 27 Umbilicaria vellea 217 Umbilicariaceae 7, 9, 223 Umbilicaric acid 9 Unguinol 235 Usnea antarclica 211, 212 Usnea articulata 207, 212 Usnea auramiaco-ater 28 Usnea bay ley i 217 Usnea bismolliuscula ...
W. Herz, 2001
6
Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
4. Fruiting branch of Usnea florida (L.) Web. (slightly reduced) showing normal development. 5. Microscopic photograph of cross-section of thallus of Usnea florida, showing axis cord, medulla, algal cells, and cortex with papillae. Plate 3 1 .
‎1910
7
General Natural History
39, &e. zfl'z'aZZ'ZZCZZZQZZZ, The Usnea of the Arabians. This is a moderately large and long species. It grows to the trunks and branches of trees by a flat base, of the breadth of a silver penny, or thereabout; from this base there arises ...
John Hill, 1751
8
A General Natural History Or New and Accurate Description of ...
NazZsrssIZC/Zfflffla The Usnea of the Arabians. This is a moderately large and long species. . It grows to the trunks and branches of trees by'a flat base, of the breadth of a filver penny, or thereabou't; from thissibase there arises usually only  ...
John Hill, 1751
9
A General Natural History: Or, New and Accurate Descriptions ...
'flaziszzsZZcZZF-fl_ The Usnea of the-Arabian-s. This is a moderately lar e and long species. It grows to the trunks and branches of trees by a flat base, of t e breadth of a silver penny, or thereabout; from this 'base there arises usually only one ...
‎1773
10
Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of ...
USNEA FASCIATA. Cryptogamia Lichenes. Nat. Ord. Lichenes. Gen. Char. Apothecia orbiculata, terminalia, peltata, a thallo for- mala ejusque substantia corticali similari undique obtecta, am- bitu immarginato, plerumque ciliato. TJiallus ...
Sir William Jackson Hooker, 1830

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «USNEA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term usnea is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ufomammut with Usnea
Italian psychedelic doom merchants Ufomammut have been refining their unique style of mind-altering heaviness since first coming together in 1999. Made up of ... «KTVU San Francisco, Jun 15»
2
Photos: Ufomammut slayed Saint Vitus
The adventure, featuring direct support from Usnea, launched earlier this month in Chicago and will continue through next month. The jaunt included a stop at ... «Next Mosh, May 15»
3
UFOMAMMUT, Usnea, MAKE
Promising but prolix Portland doom squad Usnea joins, as does Chapel Hill's Make, now finishing a second album. A loud, righteous and rare night. 9 p.m. ... «The Independent Weekly, May 15»
4
Ufomammut : Retour sur le concert avec Usnea, Tunguska …
Les élans d'Usnea étaient dotés de cette touche lugubre que possède certains groupes de métal qui signent chez Relapse. C'est doom, crusty, avec une touche ... «VOIR.CA, May 15»
5
Ufomammut, Usnea, Bloodiest, Cokegoat
“Immersive” isn't a big enough word for Ufomammut. These Italian psychedelic-doom sorcerers play narcotically heavy, tail-swallowing grooves that propel you ... «Chicago Reader, Apr 15»
6
Ufomammut releasing a new LP, going on first-ever North American …
Usnea's newest album is their massive 4-song Relapse debut, Random Cosmic Violence, which dropped last November. Stream that album in full, with the list of ... «Brooklyn Vegan, Feb 15»
7
Rare lichen discovered on PEI
Usnea longissima, found in North Enmore, P.E.I.; Sclerophora amabilis, found ... Usnea longissima, found in North Enmore, P.E.I. (Troy McMullin/University of ... «CBC.ca, Feb 15»
8
Flashback: Amebix at the Know, May 2009
9: Bastard Feast, Usnea, Wretched of the Earth. [BLAST OFF] The Alberta punk den kicks off its 10-day cerebration of the club's first decade with an ear-bleeding ... «Willamette Week, Jan 15»
9
Candle in the Dark
Except for maybe the tattoos, Portland doom troupe Usnea couldn't be further from the stereotype. The members trickle into guitarist Johnny Lovingood's North ... «The Portland Mercury, Dec 14»
10
Deafheaven Shrieks at Metal-Studded Holocene Stop
Just across the street beneath the neon bulbs of Sassy's strip bar, members of Usnea and Lesbian were getting photos taken between plumes of steamy breath ... «Vortex Music Magazine, Dec 14»

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