Definition of Meadow fern
1. Noun. Fern of northeastern North America.
Generic synonyms: Dryopteris Thelypteris, Marsh Fern, Thelypteris Palustris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Fern
Literary usage of Meadow fern
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1896)
"The meadow fern, Aspidium Thelypteris, is very common in moist woods and low land bordering on woods. The pinnae commonly make a right angle with the rachis ..."
2. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"meadow fern. Sweet Gale. Bog Myrtle. Sweet Willow meadow fern Buds. Leaves and Buds. ton. alt. dep. vul. ... meadow fern Burrs. Bay Bush Buds. Gale Fera. ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Marsh Shield-fern, Fragrant Meadow-fern, Quill Fern, Female Fern*; Marsh, Meadow or Swamp Fern. 718. DRYPETES, Vahl. Drypetes. Euphorbiaceae. Syn. ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"One who waters meadow-lands to increase or preserve their verdure. meadow-fern (med'ö-fern), n. See /er;/1. meadow-fescue (med'6-fes'kü), n. ..."