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Related to Massachusetts fern: marsh fern, Parathelypteris simulata, fragile fern, Thelypteris simulata
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|Noun||1.||Massachusetts fern - delicate feathery shield fern of the eastern United States; sometimes placed in genus Thelypteris|
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores