maidenhair fern

noun
maid·en·hair fern | \ -ˌher- \

Definition of maidenhair fern 

: any of a genus (Adiantum) of ferns with delicate palmately branched fronds

called also maidenhair

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First Known Use of maidenhair fern

1833, in the meaning defined above

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maidenhair fern

noun
maid·en·hair fern | \ ˈmā-dᵊn-ˌher- \

Kids Definition of maidenhair fern

: a fern with slender stems and delicate leaves

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