pussy·toes | \ˈpu̇-sē-ˌtōz \
variants: or pussy's-toes \ˈpu̇-sēz-ˌtōz \

Definition of pussytoes 

: any of a genus (Antennaria) of woolly or hoary chiefly temperate perennial composite herbs that have small usually whitish discoid flower heads and a pappus formed of club-shaped bristles

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1892, in the meaning defined above

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