Definition of adianthus in English:

adianthus

noun

US
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  • A fern of the genus Adiantum; a maidenhair fern.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in The Grete Herball. From post-classical Latin adianthos, adiantos, adiantus, variants of classical Latin adiantum. Compare French adianthe.

Pronunciation:

adianthus

/ˌadɪˈanθəs/