Meaning of OSMUNDA in English



Pronunciation: äz- ' m ə n-d ə

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin, from Old French osmonde

Date: 1789

: any of a genus ( Osmunda ) of rather large ferns (as the cinnamon fern) with pinnate or bipinnate fronds and fibrous creeping rhizomes

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