pussy·​toes ˈpu̇-sē-ˌtōz How to pronounce pussytoes (audio)
variants or pussy's-toes
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pussytoes was in 1892

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“Pussytoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pussytoes. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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