/ (skɒləˈpɛndrɪəm) /
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another name for hart's-tongue
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Word Origin for scolopendrium
C17: from New Latin, from Greek scolopendrion, from a fancied resemblance of the fern and its sori to a centipede
Words nearby scolopendrium
scolex, scolion, scoliosis, scollop, scolopendrid, scolopendrium, scombrid, scombroid, sconce, sconcheon, sconcheon arch
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How to use scolopendrium in a sentence
Somewhat similar variations may be found in ferns, especially Scolopendrium vulgare.
Scolopendrium vulgare seems to be one of the ferns most commonly affected in this way.
We were afterwards informed that asplenium, lastrea, scolopendrium, and others are to be found in the neighbourhood.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land|William R. Hughes