lace-fern

[leys-furn]

noun

a small, tufted fern, Cheilanthes gracillima, having dark-brown stalks and fronds about 4 inches (10.2 cm) long.

Nearby words

  1. lace into,
  2. lace pillow,
  3. lace stay,
  4. lace up,
  5. lace-curtain,
  6. lace-up,
  7. lacebark,
  8. lacedaemon,
  9. lacedaemonian,
  10. laceleaf

Origin of lace-fern

First recorded in 1880–85

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