Definition of Maidenhair fern

1. Noun. Any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds.

Definition of Maidenhair fern

1. Noun. Any of several ferns, of the genus ''Adiantum'', having delicate palmately branched fronds ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maidenhair Fern

maiden aunt
maiden blue-eyed Mary
maiden flight
maiden flights
maiden name
maiden names
maiden of honor
maiden over
maiden overs
maiden pink
maiden voyage
maiden voyages
maidenhair berry
maidenhair fern (current term)
maidenhair spleenwort
maidenhair tree

Literary usage of Maidenhair fern

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

1. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"With a number of pots one has a store to draw on through the winter, it being maidenhair fern (Adiantum). simply necessary to bring them into an ..."

2. Anthology of Verse, 1916-1919 (1919)
"maidenhair fern Why are you pressed within this ponderous book, Dainty maidenhair fern ... Or did some happy bride from her bouquet, Dainty maidenhair fern, ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"A. Capillus -veneris, the British maidenhair fern, is best in a sheltered nook ... Its Maidenhair-Fern-like leaves are borne on slender twining stems with ..."

4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1879)
"... and maidenhair fern, no bowls being used upon the table, but a wreath of cut Fuchsias arranged around a central plateau bearing a cup. ..."

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