noun Cys·top·ter·is \siˈstäptərə̇s\

Definition of Cystopteris

  1. :  a genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) of the north temperate zone having a hooded or arched indusium partly under the roundish sori — see bladder fern, fragile fern

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Origin and Etymology of cystopteris

New Latin, from cyst- + -pteris

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a trip made at another's expense

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