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Meaning of BRACKEN

Pronunciation:  'brakun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
  2. [n]  fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions

BRACKEN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: brake, pasture brake, Pteridium aquilinum, Pteridium esculentum
 See Also: fern, genus Pteridium, Pteridium



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brack"en\, n. [OE. braken, AS. bracce. See {2d Brake},
A brake or fern. --Sir W. Scott.

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