interrupted fern


noun

a tall fern, Osmunda claytoniana, of eastern North America and eastern Asia, having an interruption of growth in the center of some fronds.

Nearby words

  1. interrogator-responsor,
  2. interrogatories,
  3. interrogatory,
  4. interrupt,
  5. interrupted,
  6. interrupted screw,
  7. interrupted suture,
  8. interrupter,
  9. interruption,
  10. interscapular

Also called Clayton fern.

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