Definition of Meadow fern

1. Noun. Fern of northeastern North America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Fern

meaderies
meaders
meadery
meadlike
meadow
meadow-beauty family
meadow beauty
meadow bright
meadow brown
meadow browns
meadow buttercup
meadow clary
meadow cranesbill
meadow cress
meadow dermatitis
meadow fern (current term)
meadow fescue
meadow foxtail
meadow goldenrod
meadow grass
meadow horsetail
meadow horsetails
meadow jumping mouse
meadow leek
meadow lily
meadow mouse
meadow muffin
meadow mushroom
meadow pea
meadow pipit

Literary usage of Meadow fern

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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. ..."

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