Definition of silver fern in English:

silver fern

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  • 1 another term for ponga.
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    • These views were punctuated by cascading waterfalls, silver ferns, and a couple of wicker birds.
    • The walk there and back took us through some beautiful bush with huge silver ferns, beach trees, pungas, pohutakawa, cabbage trees and palms.
  • 2A stylized fern leaf in silver, as an emblem of New Zealand.
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    • The results of the Canterbury team reflected the commitment of the contestants for the competition in their quest to wear the silver fern for New Zealand in St. Gallen.
    • He knew he'd earn his silver fern, because there were 18 games on tour.
    • I think I'll start a lobby group to have the national flag changed to a black background with a silver fern.

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