crownbeard

noun
any plant of the genus Verbesina having clustered white or yellow flower heads
Syn: ↑crown-beard, ↑crown beard
Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Verbesina, ↑genus Verbesina

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: so called from the appearance of the flowers
: any plant of the genus Verbesina

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/krown"beard'/, n.
any of various American composite plants constituting the genus Verbesina, having clustered, usually yellow flower heads.
[1855-60, Amer.; CROWN + BEARD]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • crownbeard — /krown beard /, n. any of various American composite plants constituting the genus Verbesina, having clustered, usually yellow flower heads. [1855 60, Amer.; CROWN + BEARD] * * * …   Universalium

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