Cyrtomium

noun Cyr·to·mi·um \-ˈtōmēəm\

Definition of Cyrtomium

  1. :  a small genus of tropical Asian greenhouse ferns (family Polypodiaceae) with anastomosing veins

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Origin and Etymology of cyrtomium

New Latin, from Greek kyrtōma bulge, convexity (from kyrtos bulging, crooked, convex) + New Latin -ium — more at cyrt-


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