Definition of rusty woodsia
: a common rock-inhabiting fern (Woodsia ilvensis) of the north temperate zone with rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds and with the pinnae crowded and sessile
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
First Known Use of rusty woodsia
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up rusty woodsia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).