noun cet·er·ach \ˈsetəˌrak\

Definition of ceterach

  1. 1 plural -s :  scale fern

  2. 2 capitalized [New Latin, from Medieval Latin ceterah] :  a small genus of mainly Old World ferns (family Polypodiaceae) typified by the scale fern

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Origin and Etymology of ceterach

Medieval Latin ceterah, from Arabic shīṭaraj, from Persian shīṭarakh

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