lady fern

noun
most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage
Hypernyms: ↑fern
Member Holonyms: ↑Athyrium, ↑genus Athyrium

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  • Lady fern — Lady La dy (l[=a] d[y^]), n.; pl. {Ladies} (l[=a] d[i^]z). [OE. ladi, l[ae]fdi, AS. hl[=ae]fdige, hl[=ae]fdie; AS. hl[=a]f loaf + a root of uncertain origin, possibly akin to E. dairy. See {Loaf}, and cf. {Lord}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A woman who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lady fern — paprastasis blužniapapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vudsijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Athyrium filix femina), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Athyrium filix… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lady fern — fern with delicate soft fronds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lady fern — a fern, Athyrium filix femina, having delicate, feathery fronds. * * * ▪ fern  a large, feathery fern classified in the family Woodsiaceae, widely cultivated for ornamentation. Leaves are about 75 cm (30 inches) long and 25 cm (10 inches) wide… …   Universalium

  • lady fern — noun a tall, graceful fern of moist, shady habitats. [Athyrium filix femina and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • lady-fern — /ˈleɪdi fɜn/ (say laydee fern) noun any of several species of ferns belonging to the genus Athyrium, especially A. filixfemina, common in woods in the Northern Hemisphere …   Australian English dictionary

  • Alpine lady fern — noun a lady fern with deeply cut leaf segments; found in the Rocky Mountains • Syn: ↑Athyrium distentifolium • Hypernyms: ↑lady fern, ↑Athyrium filix femina * * * noun : a fern (Athyrium americanum) with deeply cut leaf segments found in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpine lady fern — alpinis blužniapapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vudsijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Athyrium distentifolium), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Athyrium distentifolium angl. alpine lady fern… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • auriculate lady fern — ausytasis blužniapapartis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vudsijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Athyrium otophorum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Athyrium otophorum angl. auriculate lady fern šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lady — La dy (l[=a] d[y^]), n.; pl. {Ladies} (l[=a] d[i^]z). [OE. ladi, l[ae]fdi, AS. hl[=ae]fdige, hl[=ae]fdie; AS. hl[=a]f loaf + a root of uncertain origin, possibly akin to E. dairy. See {Loaf}, and cf. {Lord}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A woman who looks… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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