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maidenhair fern

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noun maid·en·hair fern \-ˌher-\

Definition of maidenhair fern

  1. :  any of a genus (Adiantum) of ferns with delicate palmately branched fronds —called also maidenhair



Illustration of maidenhair fern

1833

First Known Use of maidenhair fern

1833


MAIDENHAIR FERN Defined for Kids

maidenhair fern

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noun maid·en·hair fern \ˈmā-dən-ˌher-\

Definition of maidenhair fern for Students

  1. :  a fern with slender stems and delicate leaves




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