maidenhair maidenhair


  • (n) any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds


  1. The White House Week Pink carnations, maidenhair ferns, golden candlesticks, 50 empty chairs were seen in the state dining salon of the White House.
  2. Amid pink chrysanthemums and maidenhair fern, and to the melodious murmuring of the Marine Band Orchestra, the Cabinet et ux.
  3. Besides there were poinsettias, stevia, maidenhair ferns and French gilt candles.



    The Ginkgo tree, also called the Maidenhair tree, is one of the oldest tree species on the planet, ginkgo grows only about a foot a year, reaching 50 to 80 feet. Female trees set fleshy fruit that smell unpleasant as they decay; they contain edible nuts.
    on November 21, 2013     Source: The Vicksburg Post

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