large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
Syn: ↑genus Dryopteris
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Meronyms: ↑broad buckler-fern, ↑Dryopteris dilatata, ↑wood fern, ↑wood-fern, ↑woodfern

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\\drīˈäptərə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, a kind of fern, from Greek, from dry- + pteris, a kind of fern, from pteron feather — more at feather
: a large cosmopolitan genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having the indusium reniform or orbicular with a deep sinus and comprising the shield ferns

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