fragile fern

noun

Definition of fragile fern

: a delicate fern (Cystopteris fragilis) widely distributed in Europe, Asia, and North America with 2 or 3 thin pinnatifid fronds, creeping rootstocks, and slender brittle stems

called also brittle fern

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“Fragile fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fragile%20fern. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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