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staghorn fern

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noun
any of several epiphytic Old World ferns of the genus Platycerium, having broad, often antlerlike leaves and cultivated as a houseplant.
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Origin of staghorn fern

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for staghorn fern

staghorn fern
/ (ˈstæɡˌhɔːn) /

noun
any of various tropical and subtropical ferns of the genus Platycerium with fronds resembling antlers
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