from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A leaf or leaflike organ that bears spores.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The equivalent to a leaf, in ferns and mosses, that bears the sporangia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. leaf in ferns and mosses that bears the sporangia


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