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horsetail

noun horse·tail \ˈhrs-ˌtāl\

Definition of HORSETAIL

:  any of a genus (Equisetum of the order Equisetales) of lower tracheophytes comprising perennial plants that spread by creeping rhizomes and have leaves reduced to nodal sheaths on the hollow jointed ribbed shoots

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First Known Use of HORSETAIL

15th century
HORSETAIL Defined for Kids

horsetail

noun horse·tail \ˈhrs-ˌtāl\

Definition of HORSETAIL for Kids

:  a plant that produces spores and has small leaves resembling scales
July 07, 2015
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