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Definition of Fern
Fern Fern, adv.
Long ago. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Fern Fern, a. [AS. fyrn.]
Ancient; old. [Obs.] ``Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes.'
FernFern 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
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
rushes, whisk ferns
, marattioid ferns
, and ophioglossoid ferns
. Ferns first
or fiddlehead greens
are the furled fronds
of a young fern
for use as a vegetable. Left on the plant, each fiddlehead would
- 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...
(also Stichting Fern
) is a Dutch foundation created
in 1995. It is an international
(NGO) set up to keep track
- Fern Britton
(born 17 July 1957) is an English television presenter
and author. She came to national attention
when she presented Ready Steady
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
- Fern Brady
(born 26 May 1986) is a Scottish comedian
and writer. She reached
of "So You Think
You're Funny" at the 2011 Edinburgh
of a characteristic
of ****l secretions
when a specimen
to dry on a gl**** slide
- Fern Sutherland
is a New Zealand
actress, best known
for her roles
as Dawn in The Almighty
Johnsons, and Detective
Sims in The Brokenwood
- The tree ferns
are the ferns
that grow with a trunk elevating
the fronds above ground
level. Most tree ferns
of the "core tree ferns
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