Definition of adianthus in English:

adianthus

Pronunciation /ˌadɪˈanθəs/

noun

rare US
  • A fern of the genus Adiantum; a maidenhair fern.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in The Grete Herball. From post-classical Latin adianthos, adiantos, adiantus, variants of classical Latin adiantum.