Jupiter's-beard

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

Definition of Jupiter's-beard

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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“Jupiter's-beard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jupiter%27s-beard. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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