hay-scented fern

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hay-scent·​ed fern | \ ˈhā-ˌsen-təd- How to pronounce hay-scented fern (audio) \

Definition of hay-scented fern

: a common fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula) of eastern North America with fragrant finely divided pale green fronds

First Known Use of hay-scented fern

1915, in the meaning defined above

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