World English Dictionary
fiddlehead or fiddleneck (ˈfɪdəlˌhɛd)
1.  nautical an ornamental carving, in the shape of the scroll at the head end of a fiddle, fitted to the top of the stem or cutwater
2.  (US), (Canadian) the edible coiled tip of a young fern frond
fiddleneck or fiddleneck

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