hay-scented fern

noun
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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“Hay-scented fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hay-scented%20fern. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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