variants: or pussy's toe \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of pussytoe

: a cat's-foot of the genus Antennaria especially : a cat's foot (A. plantaginifolia) of eastern and central North America with foliage suggesting that of a plantain and usually crimson flower heads subtended by purple white-marked involucres usually used in plural

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First Known Use of pussytoe

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Pussytoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pussytoe. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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