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Noun: moss animal  mós a-nu-mul
  1. Sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
    - bryozoan, polyzoan, sea mat, sea moss

Derived forms: moss animals

Type of: invertebrate

Part of: Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa

Encyclopedia: Moss animal