an ancient fortification in Dorsetshire, England, first erected c250 b.c. over the remains of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements of c2000–c1500 b.c.
[meyd-n-hair] /ˈmeɪd nˌhɛər/ noun 1. any fern of the genus Adiantum, the cultivated species of which have fine, glossy stalks and delicate, finely divided fronds.
- Maidenhair fern
/ˈmeɪdənˌhɛə/ noun 1. any fern of the cosmopolitan genus Adiantum, esp A. capillis-veneris, having delicate fan-shaped fronds with small pale-green leaflets: family Adiantaceae
noun 1. an evergreen fern, Asplenium trichomanes, abundant in woody areas of the North Temperate Zone, having thickly clustered fronds.
[meyd-n-hair-tree] /ˈmeɪd nˌhɛərˌtri/ noun 1. .