lip fern

noun

Definition of lip fern

: a fern of the genus Cheilanthes

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History and Etymology for lip fern

so called from the liplike indusium

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“Lip fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lip%20fern. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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