Noun Definition


1.Definition: New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible

Related Noun(s):cinnamon fern, fiddlehead fern, osmunda cinnamonea

Category: Plants

2.Definition: tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes

Related Noun(s):onoclea struthiopteris, ostrich fern, pteretis struthiopteris

Category: Plants