hay-scented fern


hay-scent·​ed fern ˈhā-ˌsen-təd- How to pronounce hay-scented fern (audio)
: a common fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula) of eastern North America with fragrant finely divided pale green fronds

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hay-scented fern was in 1915

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“Hay-scented fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hay-scented%20fern. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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