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Meaning of ADIANTUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
 

ADIANTUM is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: genus Adiantum
 
 See Also: family Pteridaceae, fern genus, maidenhair, maidenhair fern, Pteridaceae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad`i*an"tum\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, maidenhair; 'a priv.
+ ? to wet.] (Bot.)
A genus of ferns, the leaves of which shed water; maidenhair.
Also, the black maidenhair, a species of spleenwort.

 

 

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