pussy·​toes | \ ˈpu̇-sē-ˌtōz How to pronounce pussytoes (audio) \
variants: or pussy's-toes \ ˈpu̇-​sēz-​ˌtōz How to pronounce pussy's-toes (audio) \

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

First Known Use of pussytoes

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Pussytoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pussytoes. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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