woolly plantain

noun

: an annual plantain (Plantago patagonica synonym P. purshii) of North and South America with flower spikes and leaves covered in woolly hairs

called also Pursh's plantain

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of woolly plantain was in 1904

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“Woolly plantain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolly%20plantain. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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