Definition of Golden fern

1. Noun. Tropical American fern having fronds with light golden undersides.

Exact synonyms: Pityrogramma Calomelanos Aureoflava
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Pityrogramma, Pityrogramma

2. Noun. Stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides.
Exact synonyms: Acrostichum Aureum, Leather Fern
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Acrostichum, Genus Acrostichum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Golden Fern

golden calf
golden calla
golden chain
golden chinkapin
golden clematis
golden club
golden crown beard
golden crownbeard
golden cup
golden duck
golden eagle
golden eagles
golden everlasting
golden fairy lantern
golden fern (current term)
golden fig
golden fruit dove
golden girl
golden girls
golden glow
golden goal
golden goals
golden goose
golden gram
golden groundsel
golden hamster
golden hamsters
golden handcuffs
golden handshake

Literary usage of Golden fern

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

1. Crags and Craters: Ramblers in the Island of Réunion by William Dudley Oliver (1896)
"... Coteau Maigre—golden fern—The Plaine des Cafres—Monument on the Plaine des Ecm- parts—Wonderful view—The Plaine des Sables—Arrival at the Pas de ..."

2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"... like the golden fern-seed, be an emanation of the sun's fire ? The question cannot be answered with a simple affirmative. ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1864)
"The prettiest are : lanuginosa, trichomanoides, nivea, (silver fern,) flavens or chrysophylla, (golden fern,) and ..."

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