Definition of "ferns" []

  • Any tracheophyte plant of the phylum Filicinophyta, having roots, stems, and fronds and reproducing by spores formed in structures (sori) on the fronds (noun)
  • Any of certain similar but unrelated plants, such as the sweet fern (noun)
  • Plural form of fern. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ferns" in a sentence
  • "Joseph Watts, charged with stealing nine ferns from a garden."
  • "They all seem like good travellers, linked by their enthusiasm and their shared interest in ferns, yet open to new experiences and sights."
  • "Feathered stars, roses set in ferns, rayed trefoils, seaweed-like fronds full of little suns, they have all the same angles and are made hexagonally."