Definition of Fern family

1. Noun. Families of ferns and fern allies.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fern Family

fermionization
fermionizations
fermionize
fermionized
fermions
fermiophobic
fermis
fermium
fermiums
fermorite
ferms
fern-leaf
fern allies
fern ally
fern family (current term)
fern genus
fern palm
fern rhapis
fern test
fernandinite
fernane
fernbird
fernbirds
ferned
ferneries
fernery
fernier
ferniest

Literary usage of Fern family

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1. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... ADDER'S TONGUE fern family. Mostly rather small ferns, with sessile, globular, coriaceous, opaque, and smooth spore cases in spikes or panicles, ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... from Canada to Florida and California. Part used,—Herb (nonofficial). Dryopteris filix-mas ( L. ) Schott. fern family i Polypodiaceae ). Synonym*. ..."

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