lady's-comb

noun
plural lady's-combs

Definition of lady's-comb

: a European herb (Scandix pectenveneris) with slender pointed fruits

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First Known Use of lady's-comb

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lady's-comb

intended as translation of Latin pecten Veneris, literally, Venus' comb

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“Lady's-comb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%27s-comb. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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