fiddlehead fiddlehead

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes
  2. (n) New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible

Usage(s):

  1. In New England woods the fiddlehead ferns were unfolding, and blankets of wisteria spread over the houses.
  2. In New England woods the fiddlehead ferns were unfolding, and blankets of wisteria spread over the houses.
  3. On the forest floor, a tiny white butterfly alights on a fiddlehead fern.

News

  • The Strand lands Fiddlehead as new ‘resident’ company

    The city of Boston has formed a partnership with the Fiddlehead Theatre Company, which will be officially named the “resident theatre company” at the Strand Theatre during a public event scheduled for today. The designation will boost year-round activity at the landmark, city-owned theatre and guarantee that a minimum of two, high-caliber musicals will hit the stage for multi-week runs in the ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Dorchester Reporter

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