cinnamon fern


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

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First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cinnamon fern was in 1818

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“Cinnamon fern.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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