bird's-nest fern

noun
\ ˈbərdz-ˌnest- \

Definition of bird's-nest fern 

: a large epiphytic spleenwort (Asplenium nidus) of tropical Asia and Polynesia that has large lance-shaped leaves and is often grown as a houseplant

First Known Use of bird's-nest fern

1848, in the meaning defined above

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