hartstongue

hart's-tongue

[hahrts-tuhng]
noun
a fern, Phyllitis scolopendrium, having long, leathery, wavy-edged leaves.
Also, harts-tongue.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English hertis tonge. See hart, 's1, tongue

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hart's-tongue
 
n
an evergreen Eurasian fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, with narrow undivided fronds bearing rows of sori: family Polypodiaceae

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