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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds.

Usage examples (19)
  • What it is: The extract of the leaves of the ginkgo plant (also known as the maidenhair tree).
  • Centre loop stitch and maidenhair in buttonhole stitch.
  • I like the Himalayan maidenhair for its delicate beauty.
  • Ah, the maidenhair ferns planted in the trough are peeking out. for more
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