[ gohl-deez ]
/ ˈgoʊl diz /
a wood fern, Dryopteris goldiana, of northeastern North America, having large, golden-green, leathery fronds with blades that tilt backward.
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Origin of Goldie's fern
after its discoverer, John Goldie (1793–1886), Scottish gardener and plant collector
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