mossycup etymology

English word mossycup comes from English cup, English mossy (Covered in or overgrown with moss. (Australia) mosquito.)

Detailed word origin of mossycup

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cup English (eng) (transitive) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands.. (transitive) To hold something in cupped hands.. (transitive, engineering) To make concave or in the form of a cup.. (transitive, obsolete) To supply with cups of wine.. (transitive, surgery, archaic) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. (Canada) A Canadian unit of measure equal to 8 [...]
mossy English (eng) Covered in or overgrown with moss. (Australia) mosquito.
mossycup English (eng) The bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa).

Words with the same origin as mossycup

Descendants of mossy