donkey's tail

variants: or donkey tail

Definition of donkey's tail

: burro's tail S. morganianum, or donkey's tail, is an ideal sedum with curious, plump, light-green leaves tightly clustered on hanging stems and pink-to-purple-red blooms.— Kathy Huber, Houston Chronicle, 27 Sept. 2003

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First Known Use of donkey's tail

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Donkey's tail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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