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from ukrainian to english

feather-fern

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  • feather fern — noun : a Japanese herb (Astilbe japonica) with feathery compound leaves and paniculate white flowers * * * feather fern, an ornamental branching herb of Japan, belonging to the saxifrage family and bearing white flowers in erect panicles …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern — [[t]fɜrn[/t]] n. pln a nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, having fronds and reproducing by spores • Etymology: bef. 900; ME ferne, OE fearn; c. MD væren, OHG farn fern, Skt parná feather fern′like , adj. fern′y, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • fern — O.E. fearn, from P.Gmc. *farnan (Cf. O.S. farn, M.Du. vaern, Du. varen, O.H.G. farn, Ger. Farn), from PIE *porno , a root which has yielded words for feather, wing (Cf. Skt. parnam feather; Lith. papartis fern; Russ …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fern — (f[ e]rn), n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the {Filices}, which have their fructification on the back of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fern owl — Fern Fern (f[ e]rn), n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the {Filices}, which have their fructification on the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fern shaw — Fern Fern (f[ e]rn), n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the {Filices}, which have their fructification on the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fern — [fʉrn] n. [ME < OE fearn < IE * porno , leaf, feather (> Sans parna, feather, leaf) < base * per , to transport, fly > FARE] any of a widespread division (Filicophyta) of nonflowering embryophytes having roots, stems, and fronds,… …   English World dictionary

  • fern — fernless, adj. fernlike, adj. /ferrn/, n. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a… …   Universalium

  • fern — [OE] Fern is a fairly widespread Indo European word, represented among the other West Germanic languages by German farn and Dutch varen. It comes ultimately from Indo European *porno . This also produced Sanskrit parnám, which meant ‘feather’ as… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • fern — [OE] Fern is a fairly widespread Indo European word, represented among the other West Germanic languages by German farn and Dutch varen. It comes ultimately from Indo European *porno . This also produced Sanskrit parnám, which meant ‘feather’ as… …   Word origins

  • fern — /fɜn / (say fern) noun any of the pteridophytes constituting the order Filicales, distinguished from other pteridophytes in having few leaves, large in proportion to the stems, and bearing sporangia on the undersurface or margin. {Middle English… …   Australian English dictionary

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