Scythian lamb

  1. a fern, Cibotium barometz, of southeastern Asia, having stalks covered with shaggy, brownish hair and large, feathery leaves, formerly believed to be a source of vegetable wool.

Origin of Scythian lamb

First recorded in 1650–60

Words Nearby Scythian lamb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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