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A small, delicate fern (Asplenium ruta-muraria) that grows on rocks or in rocky crevices.
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(Plants) a delicate fern, Asplenium ruta-muraria, that grows in rocky crevices and walls in North America and Eurasia
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a small fern, Aspleniumrutamuraria, family Polypodiaceae, having fan-shaped leaflets and growing on walls and cliffs.
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|Noun||1.||wall rue - small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America|
spleenwort - any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium
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