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Noun hymenophyllum has 1 sense
  1. Hymenophyllum, genus Hymenophyllum - type genus of the Hymenophyllaceae: filmy ferns
    --1 is a kind of fern genus
    --1 is a member of Hymenophyllaceae, family Hymenophyllaceae
    --1 has members: filmy fern, film fern

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Noun: Hymenophyllum refers to a genus of delicate ferns commonly known as "filmy ferns." They belong to the family Hymenophyllaceae and are known for their transparent and fragile foliage.

Example sentence: The Hymenophyllum ferns thrive in the damp, shaded corners of the ancient forest.

Adjective: When used as an adjective, hymenophyllum describes something that resembles or pertains to the delicate structure or transparency exhibited by the ferns of the genus Hymenophyllum.

Example sentence: The spider's web, glistening with dew in the morning sunlight, bore a hymenophyllum-like delicacy.

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