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brack·en

 (brăk′ən)
n.
1. A fern (Pteridium aquilinum) found worldwide, with large, triangular fronds usually divided into three parts.
2. An area with dense thickets of this fern.

[Middle English braken, probably of Scandinavian origin; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.]
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bracken

(ˈbrækən)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: brake any of various large coarse ferns, esp Pteridium aquilinum, having large fronds with spore cases along the undersides and extensive underground stems
2. (Plants) a clump of any of these ferns
[C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish bräken, Danish bregne]
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brack•en

(ˈbræk ən)

n.
1. a large fern, Pteridium aquilinum, of the polypody family, having large, creeping rootstocks and triangular fronds.
2. a cluster of such ferns.
[1275–1325; Middle English braken < Scandinavian]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bracken - fern of southeastern Asiabracken - fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Pteridium, Pteridium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
2.bracken - large coarse fern often several feet highbracken - large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Pteridium, Pteridium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
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Translations

bracken

[ˈbrækən] Nhelecho m
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bracken

[ˈbrækən] n (= plants) areas of bracken → zones fpl de fougères
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bracken

nAdlerfarn m
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bracken

[ˈbrækn] n (plant) → felce f; (area of bracken) → felci pl
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