scented fern

noun
1. fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay
Hypernyms: ↑fern
Member Holonyms: ↑Dennstaedtia, ↑genus Dennstaedtia
2. common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Tanacetum, ↑genus Tanacetum
3. sweetly scented African fern with narrow bipinnate fronds
Syn: ↑Mohria caffrorum
Hypernyms: ↑fern
Member Holonyms: ↑Mohria, ↑genus Mohria

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noun
2. : a tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hay-scented fern — noun fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay • Syn: ↑hay scented, ↑scented fern, ↑boulder fern, ↑Dennstaedtia punctilobula • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hay-scented fern — noun Date: 1915 a common fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula) of eastern North America with fragrant finely divided pale green fronds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hay-scented fern — /hay sen tid/ a fern, Dennstaedtia punctilobula, of eastern North America, having brittle, yellow green fronds. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • boulder fern — noun fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay • Syn: ↑hay scented, ↑hay scented fern, ↑scented fern, ↑Dennstaedtia punctilobula • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hay-scented — noun fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay • Syn: ↑hay scented fern, ↑scented fern, ↑boulder fern, ↑Dennstaedtia punctilobula • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cup fern — noun Etymology: so called from its cup shaped indusium : hay scented fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • gossamer fern — noun : hay scented fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • hay fern — noun : hay scented fern …   Useful english dictionary

  • hay-scented buckler fern — salsvasis papartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Papartinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Dryopteris aemula), paplitęs Azoruose ir šiaurės vakarų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dryopteris aemula angl. hay scented buckler fern; hay scented… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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