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osmunda

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noun os·mun·da \äz-ˈmən-də\

Definition of osmunda

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



Origin and Etymology of osmunda

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, from Old French osmonde


First Known Use: 1789

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