bird's-nest fern

[ burdz-nest ]
/ ˈbɜrdzˌnɛst /

noun

a tropical fern, Asplenium nidus, having fronds arranged in clumps resembling a bird's nest.

Origin of bird's-nest fern

First recorded in 1855–60
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