ladies' tobacco

noun
North American perennial propagated by means of runners
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Antennaria, ↑genus Antennaria

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  • ladies'-tobacco — noun also lady s tobacco |69  ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : a plant of the genus Antennaria * * * /lay deez teuh bak oh/, n., pl. tobaccos, tobaccoes. pussy toes …   Useful english dictionary

  • ladies'-tobacco — /lay deez teuh bak oh/, n., pl. tobaccos, tobaccoes. pussy toes. * * * …   Universalium

  • lady's tobacco — noun North American perennial propagated by means of runners • Syn: ↑ladies tobacco, ↑Antennaria plantaginifolia • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Antennaria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady's-tobacco — variant of ladies tobacco …   Useful english dictionary

  • pussy-toes — /poos ee tohz /, n., pl. pussy toes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of various woolly composite plants of the genus Antennaria, having small white or grayish flower heads. Also called ladies tobacco. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * ▪ plant also spelled …   Universalium

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudognaphalium californicum — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Pseudognaphalium californicum image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Pseudognaphalium species = P. californicum binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Antennaria — noun small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club shaped bristles • Syn: ↑genus Antennaria • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antennaria plantaginifolia — noun North American perennial propagated by means of runners • Syn: ↑ladies tobacco, ↑lady s tobacco • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Antennaria, ↑g …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Antennaria — noun small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club shaped bristles • Syn: ↑Antennaria • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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