Definition of cinnamon fern in English:

cinnamon fern

noun

  • A large North American fern whose fertile fronds are cinnamon-colored in spring.

    • ‘Where the woods border the Housatonic River appear colonies of large cinnamon fern, ostrich fern, and royal fern, along with the somewhat smaller sensitive fern.’
    • ‘Visitors can discover six-foot-tall cinnamon ferns.’
    • ‘Near the streams is an abundance of lady fern, netted chain fern, royal fern, cinnamon fern, and New York fern, often growing beneath a layer of mountain laurel.’
    • ‘Beneath the woody plants grow netted chain fern, cinnamon fern, sensitive fern, and various sedges and rushes.’