from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of leptosporangiate heterosporous fern-like plants, in which the fructification consists of sporocarps either borne on peduncles which rise from the rootstock near the leafstalk or consolidated with it, and contains both macrospores and microspores.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A natural family of clover ferns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun clover ferns


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