• Definition for "beech fern"
    • Either of two woodland ferns with deeply slashed…
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beech fern definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two woodland ferns with deeply slashed triangular blades, Thelypteris hexagonoptera of eastern North America and T. phegopteris of the united states and Eurasia.
    • any fern associated with the genus Phegopteris having profoundly slashed triangular fronds
    • Either of two woodland ferns with profoundly slashed triangular blades, Thelypteris hexagonoptera of east united states and T. phegopteris of the united states and Eurasia.
    • any fern of the genus Phegopteris having deeply slashed triangular fronds
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