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osmund

noun os·mund \ˈäzmənd\
variants: less commonly

osmond

\ˈäzmənd\

Definition of osmund

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  any of various ferns (as the male fern)

  2. 2 :  a fern of the genus Osmunda; especially :  royal fern

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Origin and Etymology of osmund

Middle English osmunde, from Old French osmonde


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osmund

noun os·mund \"\
variants: less commonly

osmond

\"\

Definition of osmund

plural

-s

  1. :  a superior iron formerly imported into England from Sweden and used especially for making arrowheads, fishhooks, and clockworks; also :  a piece of this iron

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Origin and Etymology of osmund

Middle English osmond, from Middle Low German osemunt, from Old Swedish osmunder


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