Meaning of OSMUNDA in English


äzˈməndə noun

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

1. capitalized : the type genus of Osmundaceae comprising rather large ferns with creeping rhizomes, stipes winged at the base, and naked glabose sporangia borne on modified pinnae — see cinnamon fern , royal fern

2. -s : any fern of the genus Osmunda

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