Definition of Dryopteris filix-mas
1. Noun. Fern of North America and Europe whose rhizomes and stalks yield an oleoresin used to expel tapeworms.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryopteris Filix-mas
Literary usage of Dryopteris filix-mas
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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"afterward) used dryopteris filix-mas as a synonym under Polystichum, thus giving rise to the later synonym of dryopteris filix-mas, Schott, and yet Schott ..."
2. A Century of the United States Pharmacopoeia, 1820-1920: I. The Galenical by Andrew Grover Du Mez (1917)
"In addition to the rhizomes of dryopteris filix-mas (Linne) Schott, the United States Pharmacopoeia also permits the use of the rhizomes of Dryopteris ..."
3. A History of British Ferns by Edward Newman (1854)
"... (excl. the text); Mack. Fl Hib. 340: Hook. and Arn. 569. Aspidium cristatum, Sm. EB 1949 ; Mack. Fl. Hib. 340. dryopteris filix-mas, Schott, Fil. ..."