Definition of Moonworts

1. Noun. (plural of moonwort) ¹



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Definition of Moonworts

1. moonwort [n] - See also: moonwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moonworts

moonstone
moonstones
moonstricken
moonstruck
moonwake
moonwalk
moonwalked
moonwalker
moonwalkers
moonwalking
moonwalks
moonward
moonwards
moonwise
moonwort
moonworts (current term)
moony
moop
mooped
mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage
moorages
moorball
moorballs

Literary usage of Moonworts

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Adder's-tongues and moonworts. There are two principal groups of ferns recognized by botanists. Of the lower group, the so-called ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"Adder's-tongues and moonworts. There are two principal groups of ferns recognized by ... Of the lower group, the so-called grape-ferns or moonworts and the ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"... or moonworts ? I suppose it is tk Alisma plantago. The dedication of this herb to the moon, or Diana, fr»* its temperature being considered cold, ..."

4. Class-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"Traces of ferns are consequently abundant among the fossiliferous rocks (Figs. 145, -155, 174). Ophioglossaceae, adder's tongues and moonworts. ..."

5. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... crenate or entire, fertile portion dense; bud for the following year enclosed in the base of the stem. The moonworts are extremely curious ..."

6. Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey (1885)
"Our grape-ferns or moonworts, on the other hand, covet more elbow-room. The largest species (Botrychium ..."

7. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"... or moonworts that are common in the woods (Fig. 388). They have an underground stem which sends up leaves that have a finely divided vegetative portion ..."

8. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"... of this group include the "moonworts" (species of Botrychium, Fig. 133), and the "adder's tongue" (Ophioglossum ..."

9. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Adder's-tongues and moonworts. There are two principal groups of ferns recognized by botanists. Of the lower group, the so-called ..."

10. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"Adder's-tongues and moonworts. There are two principal groups of ferns recognized by ... Of the lower group, the so-called grape-ferns or moonworts and the ..."

11. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"... or moonworts ? I suppose it is tk Alisma plantago. The dedication of this herb to the moon, or Diana, fr»* its temperature being considered cold, ..."

12. Class-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"Traces of ferns are consequently abundant among the fossiliferous rocks (Figs. 145, -155, 174). Ophioglossaceae, adder's tongues and moonworts. ..."

13. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... crenate or entire, fertile portion dense; bud for the following year enclosed in the base of the stem. The moonworts are extremely curious ..."

14. Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey (1885)
"Our grape-ferns or moonworts, on the other hand, covet more elbow-room. The largest species (Botrychium ..."

15. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"... or moonworts that are common in the woods (Fig. 388). They have an underground stem which sends up leaves that have a finely divided vegetative portion ..."

16. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"... of this group include the "moonworts" (species of Botrychium, Fig. 133), and the "adder's tongue" (Ophioglossum ..."

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