any of several ferns of the genus Cystopteris, having pinnate leaves and growing in rocky areas.
a small fern, Cystoperis fragilis, with graceful lanceolate leaves, typically growing on limestone rocks and walls
any of several species of giant kelp bearing prominent flotation bladders.
noun another name for flower-of-an-hour
hooded seal. noun another name for hooded seal
the bladderlike fruit capsule of any shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, as S. trifolia, of the eastern U.S. the shrub itself. Historical Examples Some Winter Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell Some Summer Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell noun any temperate shrub or small tree of the genus Staphylea, esp S. […]