Definition of Christella

1. Noun. Any of several tropical ferns of the genus Christella having thin brittle fronds.

Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Christella

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christella

chrestomathy
chrism
chrisma
chrismal
chrismation
chrismations
chrismatories
chrismatory
chrismon
chrismons
chrisms
chrisom
chrisoms
chrisstanleyite
christelite
christella (current term)
christen
christened
christener
christeners
christening
christenings
christens
christian science
christianias
christianite
christianity
christianly
christies
christite

Literary usage of Christella

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

1. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1863)
"... Hb.—christella, Fr. m. Europe. From M. Becker's collection. b. Italy. From Dr. Leach's collection. 3. ..."

2. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"1883, married Julia Quinn, 1905, has one child, christella; resides in Westbrook. Fred E., born June 11, 1885, unmarried. (VIII) Samuel Moulton, MD, ..."

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