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|Noun||1.||strap fern - fern with long narrow strap-shaped leaves|
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
cow-tongue fern, Florida strap fern, hart's-tongue fern - common epiphytic or sometimes terrestrial fern having pale yellow-green strap-shaped leaves; Florida to West Indies and Mexico and south to Uruguay