coltsfoot

noun
colts·​foot | \ ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t How to pronounce coltsfoot (audio) \
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coltsfoot. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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coltsfoot

noun
colts·​foot | \ ˈkōlts-ˌfu̇t How to pronounce coltsfoot (audio) \
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

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