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Meaning of mossback by Wiktionary Dictionary

mossback


    Etymology

    moss +‎ back

    Noun

    mossback ( plural: mossbacks )

    1. A turtle that, because of its age, has a growth of algae on its back .
    2. ( by extension ) A very conservative or reactionary person, especially one with old-fashioned views .


Explanation of mossback by Wordnet Dictionary

mossback


    Noun
    1. an extremely old-fashioned conservative