Venus-hair

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Ve·nus-hair | \ ˈvē-nəs-ˌher \

Definition of Venus-hair 

: a delicate maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) that grows chiefly on wet calcareous rocks

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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Venushair

noun
Ve·nus·hair | \ ˈvē-nəs-ˌha(ə)r, -ˌhe(ə)r \

Medical Definition of Venushair 

: a delicate maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) that has been used in the preparation of expectorants and demulcents

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