Goldie's fern

[ gohl-deez ]
/ ˈgoʊl diz /


a wood fern, Dryopteris goldiana, of northeastern North America, having large, golden-green, leathery fronds with blades that tilt backward.

Origin of Goldie's fern

after its discoverer, John Goldie (1793–1886), Scottish gardener and plant collector Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019