ferny

ferny
fern NOUN (pl. same or ferns) a flowerless plant which has feathery or leafy fronds and reproduces by spores released from the undersides of the fronds.
DERIVATIVES fernery noun (pl. ferneries) ferny adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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