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Noun: lichen  lI-kun or li-chun
  1. Any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
     
  2. Any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.

Sounds like: l

Derived forms: lichens

Type of: disease of the skin, fungus, skin disease, skin disorder

Part of: division Lichenes, Lichenes

Encyclopedia: Lichen, Lubusz Voivodeship