Hart's-tongue
Hart's-tongue Hart's"-tongue` (h[aum]rts"t[u^]ng`), n. (Bot.) (a) A common British fern ({Scolopendrium vulgare}), rare in America. (b) A West Indian fern, the {Polypodium Phyllitidis} of Linn[ae]us. It is also found in Florida. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hart's tongue — noun A fern (Scolopendrium vulgare) with strap shaped leaves • • • Main Entry: ↑hart * * * (also hart s tongue fern) n. a common European fern whose long, narrow undivided fronds are said to resemble the tongues of deer. ● Phyllitis (or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hart's-tongue — or harts tongue [härts′tuŋ΄] n. a fern (Phyllitis scolopendrium) with narrow, simple fronds, found in Europe, Asia, and NE North America …   English World dictionary

  • hart’s-tongue — paprastoji briedlielė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Phyllitis scolopendrium angl. hart’s tongue; hart’s tongue fern vok. Hirschzunge Farn rus. листовик обыкновенный lenk. języcznik zwyczajny …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • hart's-tongue — noun 1. tropical American terrestrial fern with leathery lanceolate fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polybotrya • Syn: ↑hart s tongue fern, ↑Olfersia cervina, ↑Polybotrya cervina, ↑Polybotria cervina • Hypernyms: ↑fern 2. Eurasian fern with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hart's-tongue — /hahrts tung /, n. a fern, Phyllitis scolopendrium, having long, leathery, wavy edged leaves. Also, harts tongue. [1275 1325; ME hertis tonge. See HART, S1, TONGUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hart's tongue — noun a fern whose long, narrow undivided fronds are said to resemble the tongues of deer. [Phyllitis scolopendrium.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • hart's tongue — /ˈhats tʌŋ/ (say hahts tung) noun a fern, Phyllitis scolopendrium, which has long simple fronds …   Australian English dictionary

  • hart's-tongue fern — noun 1. Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds • Syn: ↑hart s tongue, ↑Asplenium scolopendrium, ↑Phyllitis scolopendrium • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Member Holonyms: ↑Asplenium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hart’s-tongue fern — paprastoji briedlielė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Phyllitis scolopendrium angl. hart’s tongue; hart’s tongue fern vok. Hirschzunge Farn rus. листовик обыкновенный lenk. języcznik zwyczajny …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • hart's-tongue fern — briedlielinė kalnarūtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kalnarūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Asplenium scolopendrium), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Asplenium… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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