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- noun The dustlike spores of ferns, formerly believed to be seeds and once thought to have the power of making their possessor invisible.
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- noun botany The
asexual, dustlike sporesof a fernwhich resemble seeds
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- noun the asexual spore of ferns that resembles dust; once thought to be seeds and to make the possessor invisible
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