Definition of Giant fern

1. Noun. Highly variable species of very large primitive ferns of the Pacific tropical areas with high rainfall.

Exact synonyms: Angiopteris, Angiopteris Evecta
Generic synonyms: Tree Fern
Group relationships: Genus Angiopteris

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Fern

giant cell tumour
giant cell tumour of bone
giant cell tumour of tendon sheath
giant cell tumours
giant chinkapin
giant clam
giant cockroach
giant conch
giant coreopsis
giant crab
giant drusen
giant eland
giant fern (current term)
giant fir
giant follicular lymphoblastoma
giant follicular thyroiditis
giant forest hog
giant foxtail
giant frog
giant frogs
giant fulmar
giant garlic
giant gastric folds
giant granadilla
giant helleborine
giant hives

Literary usage of Giant fern

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

1. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... and of these eight are conifers, twenty-three cycads, six rushes, and thirty-five ferns. Among the latter occurs the broad-leaved giant fern ..."

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