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Meaning of FIDDLEHEAD

Pronunciation:  'fidl`hed

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible
  2. [n]  tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes
 

FIDDLEHEAD is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: cinnamon fern, fiddlehead fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris, Onoclea struthiopteris, Osmunda cinnamonea, ostrich fern, Pteretis struthiopteris, shuttlecock fern
 
 See Also: fern, flowering fern, genus Matteuccia, genus Pteretis, Matteuccia, osmund, Pteretis

 

 

 

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