Definition of Film fern

1. Noun. Any fern of the genus Hymenophyllum growing in tropical humid regions and having translucent leaves.

Exact synonyms: Filmy Fern
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Hymenophyllum, Hymenophyllum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Film Fern

film
film-make
film-maker
film-makers
film advance
film badge
film badge holder
film badges
film changer
film clip
film crew
film crews
film director
film dosimetry
film editing
film fern (current term)
film festival
film industry
film maker
film making
film noir
film noirs
film out
film over
film producer
film projector
film projectors
film punctuation
film set
film sets

Literary usage of Film fern

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"... that the Tunbridge film fern is certainly a difficult plant to retain ; Vmt the difficulty, perhaps, is exaggerated. When it is apparently dead, ..."

2. Madam How and Lady Why; Or by Charles Kingsley (1885)
"What a lovely little film fern. thing, like a transparent seaweed, ... film fern, Hymenophyllum. But what are you staring at now, with all your eyes? ..."

3. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The beautiful little film fern, with its semi- transparent fronds not more than two or three inches high, grows on shady wet rocks, among the moss on the ..."

4. Proceedings by Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1874)
"In the same neighbourhood I have twice found the Purple Broom Rape; and Wilsons Film-fern, one of the rarest of British ferns, is established in the Poet's ..."

5. Proceedings by Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1874)
"In the same neighbourhood I have twice found the Purple Broom Rape; and Wilson's Film-fern, one of the rarest of British ferns, is established in the Poet's ..."

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