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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fern, Ceterach officinarum: so named in allusion to the rusty scales which cover its lower surface.

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  • Ceterach Bridge, a couple of miles to the north in Matley Wood, was named after another fern, the rustyback, discovered and recorded in the Tomes in August 1958 by a schoolboy naturalist called George Peterken.

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