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Definition of the noun Ladyfern
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- Ladyfern is the vernacular name of the Athyrium, a genus of Woodsiaceae.
- Ladyfern is the vernacular name of the Athyrium filix-femina, a species of Athyrium.
- geographic area: North America
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spleenwort,a genus of ferns, mostly tropical, with longorlinear sori,with indusiumarising laterally fromabove a vein— including the ladyfern,black maidenhair, &c. [Gr. asplēnion.] Asport,aspōrt′,v.t.(rare)tocarryaway,esp. inabadsense.—n.
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The largest division is that of the Polypodiaceae, to which belong the bracken, the maidenhair, the hart's-tongue fern, the ladyfern, etc. The royal fern, however, belongs to the Osmundaceae. A few of the ferns are used medicinally, mostly as ...
The Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)
by John Marius Wilson
The female fern, Aspleniumfilirfmnina or Polypodium filiI-fizmina, is sometimes called the ladyfern; and this is an exquisitely delicate and beautiful indigen, and inhabits waste shady places, and has usually a height of about two feet, and ...
by William Chambers, Andrew Findlater
Ladyfern, la'di-fem, *. one of the prettiest Ladylike, la'di- lTk, adj., like a lady in manners : soft, delicate. [sweetheart. Ladylove, la'di-luv, m. a lady or woman loved: a Ladysriip, U'di-ship, «. the title of a. lady. Lag, la\g, adj.
Based on the Latest Conclusions of the Most Eminent Philologists and Comprising Many Thousands of New Words which Modern Literature, Science and Art Have Called Into Existence and Common Usage
LADYFERN, la'di-fern, n. one of the prettiest varieties of British ferns. LADYLIKE, la'di-llk, adj., like a lady in manners : soft, delicate. LADYLOVE, la'di-luv, n. a lady or woman loved : a sweetheart. LADYSHIP, la/di-ship, n. the title of a lady.
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Scrabble value of L1A1D2Y4F4E1R1N1
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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