Definition of cinnamon fern in English:

cinnamon fern

Line breaks: cin¦na|mon fern

noun

A large North American fern with cinnamon-coloured fronds.
  • Osmunda cinnamomea, family Osmundaceae
More example sentences
  • Near the streams is an abundance of lady fern, netted chain fern, royal fern, cinnamon fern, and New York fern, often growing beneath a layer of mountain laurel.
  • Beneath the woody plants grow netted chain fern, cinnamon fern, sensitive fern, and various sedges and rushes.
  • Where the woods border the Housatonic River appear colonies of large cinnamon fern, ostrich fern, and royal fern, along with the somewhat smaller sensitive fern.

Definition of cinnamon fern in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal