Schizaea

noun Schi·zaea \ skə̇ˈzēə \

Definition of Schizaea

:a genus (the type of the family Schizaeaceae) of small leptosporangiate ferns with filiform or linear fronds and the sporangia in close distichous spikes — see curly grass

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Origin and Etymology of schizaea

New Latin, irregular from Greek schizein to split


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