Definition of Snake fern

1. Noun. Tropical fern widespread in Old World; naturalized in Jamaica and Florida.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snake Fern

snake-necked turtle
snake-rail fence
snake bites
snake charmer
snake charmers
snake charming
snake dance
snake doctor
snake eagle
snake eagles
snake eyes
snake feeder
snake fence
snake fern (current term)
snake fruit
snake god
snake hawk
snake mackerel
snake muishond
snake oil
snake palm
snake pit
snake plant
snake polypody
snake proteinase
snake rake
snake rakes

Literary usage of Snake fern

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

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"Snake-fern. Pteris aquilina, L., Bracken.—SW (Deverill.) Snake-flower. (i) Verbascum nigrum, L., Black Mullein. Children are cautioned not to gather it, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... and Grey Counties, Ontario, and near asia. Widely different forms are cultivated in Europe. Snake-fern, Sea-weed fern. il. ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"... and maiden-hair (Adiantum pedatum) growing in greater profusion than I have seen them anywhere else. Here, too, were fine specimens of rattle-snake fern ..."

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