Definition of Spleenworts

1. Noun. (plural of spleenwort) ¹

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Definition of Spleenworts

1. spleenwort [n] - See also: spleenwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spleenworts

spleen deoxyribonuclease
spleen endonuclease
spleen focus-forming viruses
spleen metastases
spleen phosphodiesterases
spleened
spleenful
spleenier
spleeniest
spleening
spleenish
spleenless
spleenlike
spleens
spleenwort
spleenworts (current term)
spleeny
spleget
splen-
splenalgia
splenative
splenauxe
splenculus
splendent
splendid
splendider
splendidest
splendidious
splendidly
splendidness

Literary usage of Spleenworts

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1. Young Englishwoman: A Volume of Pure Literature, New Fashions, and Pretty (1867)
"Like those of the spleenworts, the sori are on the ┬╗ide, not the back of the ... but this is easily distinguished from the real spleenworts, by having its ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"The spleenworts arc all delicate and some are pretty little ferns, ... the Mountain, the Narrow-leaved and the Thelypteris-like spleenworts, ..."

3. Our Native Ferns and Their Allies: With Synoptical Descriptions of the by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1888)
"In the second we find a few spleenworts, most of the shield-ferns, the beech-ferns (Phegopteris), most of the grape- ferns ..."

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