cinnamon fern

noun

Definition of cinnamon fern

: a large fern (Osmunda cinnamomea) with cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds shorter than and separate from the green foliage fronds

First Known Use of cinnamon fern

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Cinnamon fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinnamon%20fern. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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