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osmund

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[ oz-muhnd, os- ]
/ ˈɒz mənd, ˈɒs- /
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noun
any fern of the genus Osmunda, especially the royal fern.
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Also os·mun·da [oz-muhn-duh]. /ɒzˈmʌn də/.

Origin of osmund

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1325–75; Middle English osmunde<Anglo-French osmunde,Old French osmonde< ?

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osmund2
[ oz-muhnd, os- ]
/ ˈɒz mənd, ˈɒs- /

noun
a superior quality of iron, formerly used for fishhooks, arrowheads, etc.

Origin of osmund

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1250–1300; Middle English osmund, osmond<Middle Low German osemunt<Old Swedish osmunder< ?
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