Plowman's spikenard
Plowman Plow"man, Ploughman Plough"man, n.; pl. {-men}. 1. One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman. --Chaucer. Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster]

{Plowman's spikenard} (Bot.), a European composite weed ({Conyza squarrosa}), having fragrant roots. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plowman's-spikenard — noun (plural plowman s spikenards) : a European aromatic herb (Inula squarrosa) with rough leaves and corymbose yellow flower heads …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plowman — Plow man, Ploughman Plough man, n.; pl. { men}. 1. One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman. Chaucer. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster] {Plowman s spikenard} (Bot.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conyza squarrosa — Plowman Plow man, Ploughman Plough man, n.; pl. { men}. 1. One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman. Chaucer. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster] {Plowman s spikenard} (Bot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -men — Plowman Plow man, Ploughman Plough man, n.; pl. { men}. 1. One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman. Chaucer. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster] {Plowman s spikenard} (Bot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ploughman — Plowman Plow man, Ploughman Plough man, n.; pl. { men}. 1. One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman. Chaucer. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster] {Plowman s spikenard} (Bot …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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