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walking leaf

noun
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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  • More complex forms of background matching include the camouflage of the walking stick and walking leaf.
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walking fern

noun
1.
a North American fern, Camptosorus rhizophyllus, having sword-shaped fronds, the tips of which take root when in contact with the ground: family Aspleniaceae
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