Meaning of moss-grown in English:



  • Overgrown with moss.

    ‘a heap of moss-grown ruins’
    • ‘It had the usual country-schoolhouse form, with a moss-grown roof and blank window spaces, whence both glass and sash had long departed.’
    • ‘The house was now moss-grown, crumbling to decay, and melancholy.’
    • ‘There must be some place for warmth in this cold world, she thought, and watched the fireflies dance around a moss-grown statue of Hercules.’