cinnamon fern definition

  • noun:
    • A New World fern (Osmunda cinnamomea) having narrow, spore-bearing, cinnamon-colored leaves at the beginning of spring, that are later encircled by broader sterile green leaves.
    • A coarse fern, Osmunda cinnamomea, discovered mostly in wet places.
    • New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds during the early spring later enclosed by green fronds; early uncurling fronds tend to be edible
    • An innovative new World fern (Osmunda cinnamomea) having narrow, spore-bearing, cinnamon-colored leaves at the beginning of spring, which are later on encircled by larger sterile green leaves.
    • A coarse fern, Osmunda cinnamomea, discovered mostly in wet places.
    • New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds during the early spring later on surrounded by green fronds; early uncurling fronds tend to be edible

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