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- adj. Of, or pertaining to ferns
- adj. Like a fern, having the shape or feel of a fern.
- adj. Covered in ferns.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding in ferns.
- adj. resembling a fern; fernlike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in or overgrown with ferns.
- Resembling or of the nature of a fern.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. abounding in or covered with ferns
- adj. resembling ferns especially in leaf shape
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This is a crab apple of incredible delicacy, with amber fruits no larger than currants and delicate ferny foliage that turns buttery yellow when the chill of the season takes a hold.
This great little plant is a ferny-leaved version of cilantro.
Beneath the trees grow clumps of pale cardamine andwild geranium, fragrant blue phlox, ferny gold corydalis, maroon trilliums, and dainty clumps of wild wood violets.
Hilltop pastures and crops of potatoes contrasted with the gloominess of ferny valleys, where the white bells of leek gave off whiffs of onion which dominated the perfume of bluebells.
There were other parts of this garden that were also delightful, including The Nuttery which was a sea of light green, yellow and white flowers and ferny foliage under a plantation of Kentish cobnuts, a variety of hazel.
A black gap of air stood between the bottom of the porch and the top of the ferny foundation.
I love the outdoors and adventure in general, which is another neat thing about working in Vancouver, you can do all these neat things in the ferny, mossy woods.
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Above on the right, Filipendula vulgaris ferny foliage is helping hold the soil of this very steep slope in place with a tap root to another hemisphere.
The dropwort is a fabulous plant with evergreen ferny foliage that seems to grow in any condition.
The panic completely vaporized as the Pan odor led him into a grotto, a ferny recess in the middle of which was a pellucid pool.