woodsia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wood'zē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various small ferns of the genus Woodsia, of northern temperate, alpine, and arctic regions, having short, stout stalks, usually lance-shaped fronds, and often covered with fine hairs: common on mountains in rocky ledges and crevices.
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