noun os·mun·da \äz-ˈmən-də\

Definition of OSMUNDA

:  any of a genus (Osmunda) of rather large ferns (as the cinnamon fern) with pinnate or bipinnate fronds and fibrous creeping rhizomes

Origin of OSMUNDA

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, from Old French osmonde
First Known Use: 1789

Rhymes with OSMUNDA


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