Synonyms
Etymology

1. bracken

noun. ['ˈbrækən'] large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan.

Synonyms

  • fern
  • genus Pteridium
  • brake
  • Pteridium aquilinum
  • Pteridium

Etymology

  • braken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bracken

  • mcmakin
  • mcmackin
  • mccrackin
  • mccracken
  • slacken
  • glacken
  • blacken
  • macken
  • machen
  • hakon
  • chacon
  • bakken

Sentences with bracken


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lop off stems of bracken and blackberry brambles near the ground level with a pair of branch loppers.

2. Verb, past participle
Deer and the eastern cottontail rabbit often eat young bracken ferns.

3. Adjective
The sawfly and several species of caterpillar eat the bracken fern.

2. bracken

noun. ['ˈbrækən'] fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions.

Synonyms

  • Pteridium
  • Pteridium esculentum
  • genus Pteridium

Etymology

  • braken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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