any of various temperate and tropical ferns of the genera Asplenium and Diplazium, certain species of which are grown as ornamentals.
any of various ferns of the genus Asplenium, esp A. trichomanes, that often grows on walls, having linear or oblong sori on the undersurface of the fronds See also asplenium
adjective, spleenier, spleeniest. 1. abundant in or displaying spleen.
1. variant of spleno- before a vowel: splenectomy. splen- pref. Variant of spleno-.
splenalgia sple·nal·gi·a (splĭ-nāl’jē-ə, -jə) n. Pain in the spleen. Also called splenodynia.
adjective 1. shining or radiant, as the sun. 2. gleaming or lustrous, as metal, marble, etc. 3. brilliant in appearance, color, etc.; gorgeous; magnificent; splendid. 4. eminent; illustrious. adjective (archaic) 1. shining brightly; lustrous: a splendent sun 2. famous; illustrious