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ˈfɪd lˌhɛdfid·dle·head

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostrich fern, shuttlecock fern, fiddlehead, Matteuccia struthiopteris, Pteretis struthiopteris, Onoclea struthiopterisnoun

    tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes

  2. cinnamon fern, fiddlehead, fiddlehead fern, Osmunda cinnamoneanoun

    New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible

GCIDE

  1. fiddleheadnoun

    (Naut.) an ornament on a ship's bow, curved like the volute or scroll at the head of a violin. Sometimes it serves the function of a billhead.

Wiktionary

  1. fiddleheadnoun

    The scroll-shaped decoration at the tip of a fiddle.

  2. fiddleheadnoun

    The furled fronds of a young fern harvested for food consumption.

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  1. fiddlehead

    A fiddlehead is the furled frond of a young fern, harvested for use as a vegetable. Its name is derived from its appearance, which resembles the scroll of a fiddle. They are usually collected in the wild and are considered a seasonal delicacy in many cuisines.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiddlehead in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiddlehead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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