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noun ox·tongue \ˈäks-ˌtəŋ\

Definition of oxtongue

  1. :  a European hawkweed (Picris echioides) that has yellow flowers and is now naturalized in the eastern United States

14th Century

First Known Use of oxtongue

14th century

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