Osmund

Definition of Osmund

Os´mund
n.1.(Bot.) A fern of the genus Osmunda, or flowering fern. The most remarkable species is the osmund royal, or royal fern (Osmunda regalis), which grows in wet or boggy places, and has large bipinnate fronds, often with a panicle of capsules at the top. The rootstock contains much starch, and has been used in stiffening linen.

Related Words

cinnamon fern, ditch fern, fern, fiddlehead, fiddlehead fern, flowering fern, French bracken, genus Osmunda, interrupted fern, king fern, Osmunda cinnamonea, Osmunda clatonia, Osmunda regalis, royal fern, royal osmund
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