Definition of bracken noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbrækən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrækən//
[uncountable] Plants
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a wild plant with large leaves that grows thickly on hills and in woods and turns brown in the autumn/fall See related entries: Plants Word OriginMiddle English: of Scandinavian origin; related to Danish bregne, Swedish bräken.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bracken