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ferny

[fur-nee] /ˈfɜr ni/
adjective, fernier, ferniest.
1.
pertaining to, consisting of, or like ferns:
ferny leaves.
2.
abounding in or overgrown with ferns:
ferny undergrowth.
Origin of ferny
1515-1525
First recorded in 1515-25; fern + -y1
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