Definition of Ceterach

1. Noun. Small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ceterach
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae



Definition of Ceterach

1. n. A species of fern with fronds (Asplenium Ceterach).

Definition of Ceterach

1. Noun. (botany) A species of fern with fronds (''Asplenium ceterach''). ¹

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Definition of Ceterach

1. a type of fern [n CETERACHS] - See also: fern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceterach

cetacea
cetacean
cetacean mammal
cetaceans
cetaceous
cetalkonium chloride
cetane
cetane number
cetanes
cetartiodactyl
cetartiodactyls
cetchup
cete
ceterach (current term)
ceterachs
ceteris paribus
cetes
cethexonium bromide
cethromycin
cetineite
cetirizine
cetoleic
cetoleic acid
cetological
cetologies
cetologist

Literary usage of Ceterach

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1. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The genus ceterach apparently belongs to that section of ferns which have a ... The British species, ceterach officinarum, or Scaly Spleen- wort (fig. ..."

2. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"Em. 1140) ; those in Bolton (Fil. tab. 7), and many other works, would not be recognized. This fern is the ceterach, spleen wort, ..."

3. English Medicine in the Anglo-Saxon Times: Two Lectures Delivered Before the by Joseph Frank Payne (1904)
"... (ceterach officinarum). 11. For disease of spleen, take roots of this same wort, which the Greeks name a<nr\fyu>v (asplenium), ..."

4. Ferns: British and Exoticby Edward Joseph Lowe by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"V. Asplenium ceterach, it *< " sinuatum, ... ceterach, it Ч Scolopendrium ceterach, ... ceterach—The Scale Fern. ..."

5. The History of the County of Dublin by John D'Alton (1838)
"On the old walls asplenium ceterach, common spleenwort.—And on the commons, neottia spiralis, sweet lady's traces. The progress is imperceptible from the ..."

6. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"... ceterach. (Plate XIII., Figs. 4 and 5, page 73.) LENGTH OF FROND.—An inch to eight inches. GENERAL DESCRIPTION.—Roots long, fibrous, wiry, very abundant ..."

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