coltsfoot

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noun colts·foot \ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of coltsfoot

plural

coltsfoots

  1. :  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

14th Century

First Known Use of coltsfoot

14th century


Medical Dictionary

coltsfoot

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noun colts·foot \ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t\

Medical Definition of coltsfoot

plural

coltsfoots

  1. 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. 2:  farfara



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