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maidenhair fern

noun maid·en·hair fern \-ˌher-\

Definition of MAIDENHAIR FERN

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

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First Known Use of MAIDENHAIR FERN

1833

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