Jupiter's-beard

noun
Ju·​pi·​ter's-beard | \ ˈjüpətə(r)z-\
plural Jupiter's-beards

Definition of Jupiter's-beard

1 : houseleek
2 : a silvery hairy European shrub (Anthyllis barba-jovis) with evergreen foliage and pale yellow flowers
3 : a fungus (Hydnum barba-jovis)

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History and Etymology for Jupiter's-beard

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

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