Definition of Christmas fern in English:

Christmas fern

Syllabification: Christ·mas fern

Entry from US English dictionary


  • An evergreen fern with dark green leathery fronds that grow in circular clumps from a central rootstock.
    • Polystichum acrostichoides, family Polypodiaceae

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