Definition of Black spleenwort

1. Noun. Spleenwort of Europe and Africa and Asia having pinnate fronds and yielding an astringent.

Exact synonyms: Asplenium Adiantum-nigrum
Generic synonyms: Spleenwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Spleenwort

black saltwort
black sanctis
black sanctus
black sanctuses
black santis
black santos
black scabbardfish
black shale
black sheep
black sickness
black slug
black slugs
black smoker
black snakeroot
black spleenwort (current term)
black spore
black spot
black spots
black spruce
black squirrel
black stork
black stuff
black sumac
black swan
black swans
black tarantula
black tea
black tern
black tie

Literary usage of Black spleenwort

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"For the British Sea Spleenwort, Rock Spleenwort, Bristly Spleenwort, Black Spleenwort, we must content ourselves with the New England and Western Pinnatifid ..."

2. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"... black spleenwort, Swamp spleenwort, Ceterach leaves, Female fern, Male fern, Ceterach leaves, Wall rue, uu Walking leaf, Wall me, Harts' tongue ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"A. Adiantum nigrum (the black Spleenwort) would be at home amongst hardy Azaleas, as they lose their foliage in winter, and the Spleenwort would then carpet ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"For the British Sea Spleenwort, Rock Spleenwort, Bristly Spleenwort, Black Spleenwort, we must content ourselves with the New England and Western Pinnatifid ..."

5. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"... black spleenwort, Swamp spleenwort, Ceterach leaves, Female fern, Male fern, Ceterach leaves, Wall rue, uu Walking leaf, Wall me, Harts' tongue ..."

6. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"A. Adiantum nigrum (the black Spleenwort) would be at home amongst hardy Azaleas, as they lose their foliage in winter, and the Spleenwort would then carpet ..."

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