Jupiter's–beard

noun Ju·pi·ter's–beard \ˈjüpətə(r)z-\

Definition of Jupiter's–beard

plural

Jupiter's–beards

  1. 1 :  houseleek

  2. 2 :  a silvery hairy European shrub (Anthyllis barba-jovis) with evergreen foliage and pale yellow flowers

  3. 3 :  a fungus (Hydnum barba-jovis)

  4. 4 :  red valerian

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Origin and Etymology of jupiter's–beard

after Jupiter, ancient Roman god of the sky, from Latin Juppiter; translation of Latin barba Jovis — more at deity


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