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foxtail

noun fox·tail \ˈfäks-ˌtāl\

Definition of FOXTAIL

1
a :  the tail of a fox
b :  something resembling the tail of a fox
2
:  any of several grasses (especially genera Alopecurus, Hordeum, and Setaria) with spikes resembling brushes —called also foxtail grass

First Known Use of FOXTAIL

14th century

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