Nabalus serpentarius
gall-of-the-earth gall-of-the-earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in the genus {Prenanthes}.

Syn: lion's foot, gall of the earth, {Nabalus serpentarius}, {Prenanthes serpentaria}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Nabalus serpentarius — gall of the earth gall of the earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nabalus serpentarius — noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑lion s foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabalus serpentarius (Pursh) Hook. — Symbol PRSE Synonym Symbol NASE3 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Nabalus serpentarius (Pursh) Hook. — Symbol PRSE Synonym Symbol NASE3 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑genus Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gall-of-the-earth — n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape; sometimes placed in the genus {Prenanthes} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prenanthes serpentaria — gall of the earth gall of the earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gall of the earth — noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑lion s foot …   Useful english dictionary

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