from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fern of the genus Ophioglossum, especially O. vulgatum, so called from the form of its fronds; adder's-tongue. See cut under Ophioglossum.
- n. A name given to the fossil teeth of a species of shark, because they show resemblance to tongues with their roots.
- n. A name given to a short sword or dagger whose blade is divided into two points, especially a variety of the Indian kuttar.
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