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Noun: serpent fern
  1. Tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium
    - golden polypody, rabbit's-foot fern, Phlebodium aureum, Polypodium aureum

Derived forms: serpent ferns

Type of: fern

Part of: genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium