Fern vs Algae - What's the difference?

fern | algae |


As a proper noun fern

is (female) from the fern plant.

As a noun algae is

(alga).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

fern

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of a group of some twenty thousand species of vascular plants classified in the division Pteridophyta that lack seeds and reproduce by shedding spores to initiate an alternation of generations.
  • Synonyms

    * (Pteridophyta) (archaic)

    Derived terms

    * (hydrozoan skeletons) * (in genus Asparagus ) * ) * ferny * male fern * (in genus Comptonia ) * tree fern

    See also

    * bracken

    Anagrams

    * ----

    algae

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (alga)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    alga

    English

    (wikipedia alga)

    Noun

    (algae)
  • (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.
  • Usage notes

    * (term) is a non-standard plural.

    Hyponyms

    * seaweed