tree fern

noun

Definition of tree fern

:any of various ferns (especially families Cyatheaceae and Dicksoniaceae) of arborescent habit with a woody stem

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First Known Use of tree fern

1830


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tree fern

noun

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:a tropical fern with a tall woody stalk and a crown of often feathery leaves

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