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fernery

[ fur-nuh-ree ]
/ ˈfɜr nə ri /
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noun, plural fern·er·ies.
a collection of ferns in a garden or a potted display.
a place or a glass case in which ferns are grown for ornament.
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Origin of fernery

First recorded in 1830–40; fern + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for fernery

fernery
/ (ˈfɜːnərɪ) /

noun plural -eries
a place where ferns are grown
a collection of ferns grown in such a place
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