[ meyd-n-hair ]
/ ˈmeɪd nˌhɛər /


any fern of the genus Adiantum, the cultivated species of which have fine, glossy stalks and delicate, finely divided fronds.

Origin of maidenhair

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at maiden, hair Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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