noun ran·stead \ˈranˌsted\
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Definition of ranstead



  1. :  an erect perennial Old World toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) that bears racemes of pale yellow to citron yellow flowers with coppery markings and is naturalized in North America where it is sometimes a troublesome weed

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Origin and Etymology of ranstead

probably after Ranstead, 18th century American born in Wales

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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