noun, plural pol·y·po·dies.
Examples from the Web for polypody
The form of the polypody is strangely interesting, it is even outlandish.How to Know the Ferns|Frances Theodora Parsons
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.|Various
To any of these pastes you may add "assafœtida, oil of polypody of the oak, oil of ivy, or oil of Peter."Sporting Society, Vol. I (of 2)|Various
The polypody ferns, being evergreen, look very well too, and will thrive facing all four points of the compass.Small Gardens|Violet Purton Biddle