a small brown and white New Zealand swamp bird, Bowdleria punctata, with a fernlike tail Also called (NZ) matata
[furn-breyk] /ˈfɜrnˌbreɪk/ noun 1. a thicket or dense growth of .
[fur-nuh-ree] /ˈfɜr nə ri/ noun, plural ferneries. 1. a collection of in a garden or a potted display. 2. a place or a glass case in which are grown for ornament. /ˈfɜːnərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. a place where ferns are grown 2. a collection of ferns grown in such a place
[furn-deyl] /ˈfɜrnˌdeɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
[fur-nee] /ˈfɜr ni/ adjective, fernier, ferniest. 1. pertaining to, consisting of, or like : ferny leaves. 2. abounding in or overgrown with : ferny undergrowth.