Synonyms and Antonyms for ostrich-fern

1. ostrich fern (n.)

tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes


2. broad buckler-fern (n.)

European shield fern


4. ostrich (n.)

fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird

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5. ostrich (n.)

a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)


6. fern (n.)

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