Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bracken
IPA transcription: [bɹ'ækən]
Pronunciations of bracken
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bracken, pasture_brake, brake, Pteridium_aquilinum
    Meaning: large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
  • Synonyms: bracken, Pteridium_esculentum
    Meaning: fern of southeastern Asia; not hardy in cold temperate regions
Usage examples
  • The height to which the bracken grows is a sure guide to the depth of soil.
  • Towards the end of June the bracken that covers the greater part of the ground of the copse is in full beauty.
  • In the open country and especially in hilly places laid bare by the wood-man's axe, the favourite sites are tufts of bracken, rock-rose, lavender, everlasting and rosemary cropped close by the teeth of the flocks.
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