hay-scented fern

[ hey-sen-tid ]
/ ˈheɪˌsɛn tɪd /

noun

a fern, Dennstaedtia punctilobula, of eastern North America, having brittle, yellow-green fronds.

Nearby words

  1. hay rake,
  2. hay shock,
  3. hay, john,
  4. hay-pauncefote treaties,
  5. hay-pauncefote treaty,
  6. hayakawa,
  7. haybox,
  8. haycock,
  9. hayden,
  10. hayden, robert

Origin of hay-scented fern

First recorded in 1860–65

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