lizard's tail

noun

: a perennial herb (Saururus cernuus of the family Saururaceae) of eastern North American wetlands having spikes of tiny white flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lizard's tail was in 1737

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“Lizard's tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lizard%27s%20tail. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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