Definition of Adder's tongue fern

1. Noun. Ferns with fertile spikes shaped like a snake's tongue.

Exact synonyms: Adder's Tongue
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Ophioglossum, Ophioglossum
Specialized synonyms: Ophioglossum Pendulum, Ribbon Fern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adder's Tongue Fern

addeem
addeemed
addeeming
addeems
addend
addenda
addended
addends
addendum
addendums
adder
adder's-tongue
adder's-tongues
adder's fern
adder's tongue
adder's tongue fern
adder's tongues
adder flies
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adderlike
adders
adderwort
adderworts
addest
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addibility
addible
addice
addices
addict

Literary usage of Adder's tongue fern

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"After Atkinson. ordinary fern-leaf compares only with the fertile lobe of the adder.s-tongue fern-leaf. This fertile lobe has greatly enlarged and assumed ..."

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