Venus'-hair

Venus's-hair

[vee-nuh-siz-hair]
noun
a delicate maidenhair fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris.

Origin:
1540–50

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Venus's-hair
 
n
a fragile maidenhair fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris, of tropical and subtropical America, having fan-shaped leaves and a black stem

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