basket fern

noun

Definition of basket fern

1 : male fern
2 : a tropical American sword fern (Nephrolepis pectinata) often cultivated for its finely divided grayish green foliage

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“Basket fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basket%20fern. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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