Definitions

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  • noun Any of several evergreen ferns, of the genus Dryopteris, that have dark green, leathery fronds

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  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris

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Examples

  • Some of my favorites have special memories - I found the Mexican woodfern on top of Cerro San Felipe, here in Oaxaca, after its not having been collected anywhere for over a hundred years.

    Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks

  • Some of my favorites have special memories - I found the Mexican woodfern on top of Cerro San Felipe, here in Oaxaca, after its not having been collected anywhere for over a hundred years.

    Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks

  • Mary-Lynnette felt Mark crawl up beside her, crushing sword fern and woodfern.

    Night World No. 1

  • Mary-Lynnette felt Mark crawl up beside her, crushing sword fern and woodfern.

    Night World No. 1

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