adder's–tongue

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noun ad·der's–tongue \ˈa-dərz-ˌtəŋ\

Definition of adder's–tongue

  1. 1 :  any of a genus (Ophioglossum, family Ophioglossaceae) of small ferns having a spore-bearing stalk resembling a serpent's tongue

  2. 2 :  dogtooth violet

1548

First Known Use of adder's–tongue

1548

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