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A tuft or clump of green grass or similar verdure, forming a small hillock
A caterpillar of any one of numerous species of bombycid moths
The body of these caterpillars is covered with hairs which form long tufts or brushes
a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
Called also tussock caterpillar
A tuft, as of grass, twigs, hair, or the like; especially, a dense tuft or bunch of grass or sedge
Same as Tussock grass, below
{i} tuft, cluster of grass
A tussock is a small piece of grass which is much longer and thicker than the grass around it. a small thick mass of grass (Perhaps from tusk (16-19 centuries))
Some species are very injurious to shade and fruit trees
tussock bellflower
European perennial bellflower that grows in clumps with spreading stems and blue or white flowers
tussock caterpillar
larva of a tussock moth
tussock moth
Any of various dull-colored moths of the family Lymantriidae, the caterpillars of which have tufts of hair along the back and are often destructive to deciduous trees. Typical member of the small European and New World lepidopteran family Liparidae (formerly Lymantriidae). The large, hairy larvae of most species have hair tufts, or tussocks; many have stinging hairs. Several species, including the gypsy moth, browntail moth, satin moth, and nun moth, damage trees. The larvae feed on foliage, sometimes foraging from a silken tent or a colonial nest of webbed leaves. Larvae pupate in a cocoon attached to a tree branch or trunk. Adult females range from white to brown; some, such as the white-marked tussock moth, are wingless. See also moth
plumed tussock
Tall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads; (synonym) toe toe, toetoe, Cortaderia richardii, Arundo richardii
plumed tussock
tall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
plural of tussock




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    [ 't&-s&k ] (noun.) 1580. Unknown. Possibly related to tusk, or Scottish Gaelic dosag (“little tuft”).

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