hare's-foot fern

hare's-foot fern

[hairz-foot]
noun
a fern, Polypodium aureum, of tropical America, having a brown, scaly rootstock and green or deep bluish-green fronds.
Also called golden polypody, rabbit's-foot fern.


Origin:
1865–70

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hare's-foot fern

noun
either of two ferns of the genus Davallia having a soft grey hairy rootstock 
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