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hay–scented fern

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noun hay–scent·ed fern \ˈhā-ˌsen-təd-\

Definition of hay–scented fern

  1. :  a common fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula) of eastern North America with fragrant finely divided pale green fronds



1915

First Known Use of hay–scented fern

1915


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