Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Osmunda cinnamomea: so called from the cinnamon-colored sporangia which cover the fertile fronds.

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Examples

  • A small jungle of dog-roses, elder, and blackberry tangled the banks of the stream, spreading into flanks of cinnamon-fern that crept well up the hillsides.

    Roof and Meadow

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