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Definition of Fern

Fern
Fern Fern, adv. Long ago. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Fern
Fern Fern, a. [AS. fyrn.] Ancient; old. [Obs.] ``Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes.' [saints]. --Chaucer.
Fern
Fern Fern, n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the fronds or leaves. They are usually found in humid soil, sometimes grow epiphytically on trees, and in tropical climates often attain a gigantic size. Note: The plants are asexual, and bear clustered sporangia, containing minute spores, which germinate and form prothalli, on which are borne the true organs of reproduction. The brake or bracken, the maidenhair, and the polypody are all well known ferns. Christmas fern. See under Christmas. Climbing fern (Bot.), a delicate North American fern (Lygodium palmatum), which climbs several feet high over bushes, etc., and is much sought for purposes of decoration. Fern owl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European goatsucker. (b) The short-eared owl. [Prov. Eng.] -- Fern shaw, a fern thicket. [Eng.] --R. Browning.

Meaning of Fern from wikipedia

- eusporangiate ferns, the latter group including horsetails or scouring rushes, whisk ferns, marattioid ferns, and ophioglossoid ferns. Ferns first appear...
- Fiddleheads or fiddlehead greens are the furled fronds of a young fern, harvested for use as a vegetable. Left on the plant, each fiddlehead would unroll...
- Cody Fern (born 6 July 1988) is an Australian actor and director. Following his feature debut in The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017), he portra**** murder...
- Fern (also Stichting Fern) is a Dutch foundation created in 1995. It is an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) set up to keep track of the...
- Fern Britton (born 17 July 1957) is an English television presenter and author. She came to national attention when she presented Ready Steady Cook between...
- Where the Red Fern Grows is a 1961 children's novel by Wilson Rawls about a boy who buys and trains two Redbone Coonhound hunting dogs. A man named Billy...
- Fern Brady (born 26 May 1986) is a Scottish comedian and writer. She reached the finals of "So You Think You're Funny" at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe, where...
- Fern test refers to detection of a characteristic 'fern like' pattern of ****l secretions when a specimen is allowed to dry on a gl**** slide and is...
- Fern Sutherland is a New Zealand actress, best known for her roles as Dawn in The Almighty Johnsons, and Detective Sims in The Brokenwood Mysteries. Starting...
- The tree ferns are the ferns that grow with a trunk elevating the fronds above ground level. Most tree ferns are members of the "core tree ferns", belonging...
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