Definition of Bracken

1. Noun. Fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions.

Exact synonyms: Pteridium Esculentum
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Pteridium, Pteridium



2. Noun. Large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan.
Exact synonyms: Brake, Pasture Brake, Pteridium Aquilinum
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Pteridium, Pteridium
Derivative terms: Braky

Definition of Bracken

1. n. A brake or fern.

Definition of Bracken

1. Noun. Any of several coarse ferns, of genus ''Pteridium'', that forms dense thickets; often poisonous to livestock ¹

2. Noun. An area of countryside heavily infested with this fern ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bracken

1. a large fern [n -S]

Bracken Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Bracken Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bracken

brachytypous
brachyura
brachyuran
brachyuranic
brachyurous
brachyury
bracing
bracingly
bracings
braciola
braciolas
braciole
bracioles
brack
brackebuschite
bracken (current term)
bracken poisoning
bracken staggers
brackens
bracket
bracket creep
bracket fungus
bracket out
bracketed
bracketed blenny
bracketing
bracketless
bracketlike
bracketry
brackets

Literary usage of Bracken

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"The Structure of Leaves of the bracken from different habitats. By LA BOODLE. The external characters of the bracken (Pteris aquilina) vary with the habitat ..."

2. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1874)
"Thrs act shall be in force from its passage. Approved February 23. 1874. CHAPTER 557. AN ACT to amend an act incorporating the town of Milford, in bracken ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Bracken

Search for Bracken on Dictionary.com!Search for Bracken on Thesaurus.com!Search for Bracken on Google!Search for Bracken on Wikipedia!

Search