noun To·dea \ˈtōdēə, təˈdēə\

Definition of Todea

  1. :  a genus of delicate African and Australasian ferns (family Osmundaceae) distinguished from those of Osmunda by having the sporangia on the underside of the leaf — see crape fern

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Origin and Etymology of todea

New Latin, after H.J. Tode †1797 German botanist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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