What is another word for bracken?

719 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bɹˈakən], [ bɹˈakən], [ b_ɹ_ˈa_k_ə_n]

Bracken is a term used to describe a group of large, coarse ferns that grow abundantly in damp, shady areas. Some synonyms for bracken include brushwood, undergrowth, scrub, and foliage. Other words that may be used to describe bracken include thicket, bramble, bush, and shrubbery. Bracken is a nature-lover's delight and is often used to create beautiful hiking trails. It is also used in the production of baskets, furniture, and other useful items. Despite its usefulness, bracken may pose a danger to livestock if ingested in large quantities and as such, should be treated with caution.

Related words: bracken fern, bracken tree, bracken classification, bracken leptochila

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    Usage examples for Bracken

    There are plenty of trees of a fair size, and the sides of the valley are covered with bracken and furze, from which peep out great grey rocks.
    "Cornwall"
    G. E. Mitton
    The old bracken still lay in patches of ruddy brown, primroses were just beginning shyly, and the short grass of the open places had not put on its summer hues yet.
    "Cornwall"
    G. E. Mitton
    She listened in vain for any human sound, even for the far-off sweep of the scythe in the bracken, or the call of the laborer to his horses.
    "The New Tenant"
    E. Phillips Oppenheim

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