Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fern

1 sense of fern

Sense 1
fern -- (any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores)
       => pteridophyte, nonflowering plant -- (plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores)

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