1. marsh fern fern having pinnatifid fronds and growing in wet places
  2. marsh wren a wren of the genus Cistothorus that frequents marshes
  3. marsh hen a coot found in North America
  4. marsh felwort perennial of damp places in mountains of Eurasia and North America having dull-colored blue or violet flowers
  5. grass fern epiphytic fern found in lowland forests of tropical America
  6. marsh hare a wood rabbit of marshy coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida
  7. male fern fern of North America and Europe whose rhizomes and stalks yield an oleoresin used to expel tapeworms
  8. hard fern any of several ferns of the genus Blechnum
  9. marcher an inhabitant of a border district
  10. marsh cress annual or biennial cress growing in damp places sometimes used in salads or as a potherb; troublesome weed in some localities
  11. meadow fern fern of northeastern North America
  12. Jersey fern small short-lived fern of Central and South America
  13. misgovern govern badly
  14. crape fern New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks
  15. ditch fern large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds
  16. berry fern North American fern often bearing bulbils on the leaflets
  17. grape fern a fern of the genus Botrychium having a fertile frond bearing small grapelike clusters of spore cases
  18. marmorean of or relating to or characteristic of marble
  19. tree fern any of numerous usually tropical ferns having a thick woody stem or caudex and a crown of large fronds; found especially in Australia and New Zealand; chiefly of the families Cyatheaceae and Marattiaceae but some from Polypodiaceae
  20. march on move forward, also in the metaphorical sense