Cheilanthes

noun
Chei·​lan·​thes | \kīˈlan(ˌ)thēz\

Definition of Cheilanthes 

: a widely distributed genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having indusia with whitish reflexed margins — see lip fern

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Other Words from Cheilanthes

cheilanthoid \-​ˌthȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cheilanthes

New Latin, from chil- + -anthes

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