coltsfoot

noun
colts·foot | \ ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t \
plural coltsfoots

Definition of coltsfoot 

: any of various plants with large rounded leaves resembling the foot of a colt especially : a perennial composite herb (Tussilago farfara) with yellow flower heads appearing before the leaves

First Known Use of coltsfoot

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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coltsfoot

noun
colts·foot | \ ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t \
plural coltsfoots

Medical Definition of coltsfoot 

1 : a perennial yellow-flowered composite herb (Tussilago farfara) native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan that has leaves which are the source of farfara

2 : farfara

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