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bracken

noun brack·en \ˈbra-kən\

: a large plant that grows commonly in many places around the world : a large kind of fern

Full Definition of BRACKEN

1
:  a large coarse fern; especially :  a nearly cosmopolitan brake (Pteridium aquilinum) found in most tropical and temperate regions
2
:  a growth of brakes

Origin of BRACKEN

Middle English braken, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish brækne fern
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with BRACKEN

BRACKEN Defined for Kids

bracken

noun brack·en \ˈbra-kən\

Definition of BRACKEN for Kids

:  a large branching fern

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