1. [syn: Trichomanes, genus Trichomanes]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Trichomanes \Tri*chom"a*nes\, n. [L., a kind of plant, from Gr.
Any fern of the genus Trichomanes. The fronds are very
delicate and often translucent, and the sporangia are borne
on threadlike receptacles rising from the middle of
cup-shaped marginal involucres. Several species are common in
conservatories; two are native in the United States.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: bristle ferns; kidney ferns [syn: Trichomanes, genus