Synonyms and Antonyms for shield-fern

1. shield fern (n.)

any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield-shaped coverings on the sori

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2. water-shield (n.)

common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers

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3. broad buckler-fern (n.)

European shield fern

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5. shield (v.)

protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

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6. shield (n.)

a protective covering or structure

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7. shield (n.)

armor carried on the arm to intercept blows

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8. shield (n.)

hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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9. shield (v.)

hold back a thought or feeling about

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10. fern (n.)

any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores

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