noun, plural pol·y·po·dies.
Origin of polypody
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The form of the polypody is strangely interesting, it is even outlandish.How to Know the Ferns
Frances Theodora Parsons
If hair fall off, boil the polypody fern and foment the head with that so warm.The Old English Herbals
Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
The walls were all full of rue, and polypody, and crane's-bill—a growth of years—which no one was allowed to touch.Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)
Mary Elizabeth Carter
It took the name of Polypody from its jagged leaves, upon which the seeds or spores appear in bright orange spots.Chatterbox, 1905.
To any of these pastes you may add "assafœtida, oil of polypody of the oak, oil of ivy, or oil of Peter."