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Synonyms of fiddlehead

Noun


1. ostrich fern, shuttlecock fern, fiddlehead, Matteuccia struthiopteris, Pteretis struthiopteris, Onoclea struthiopteris, fern

usage: tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes

2. cinnamon fern, fiddlehead, fiddlehead fern, Osmunda cinnamonea, flowering fern, osmund

usage: New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible

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