pussytoe

noun

variants or pussy's toe
ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pussytoe was in 1892

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“Pussytoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pussytoe. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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