Ragwort Rag"wort` (r[a^]g"w[^u]rt`), n. (Bot.) A name given to several species of the composite genus {Senecio}. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Senecio aureus} is the golden ragwort of the United States; {Senecio elegans} is the purple ragwort of South Africa. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ragwort — noun a) A wild flowering plant of the Senecio genus with yellow flowers. b) A species or variety of this plant …   Wiktionary

  • ragwort — rag·wort (ragґwərt) any of various poisonous plants of the genus Senecio …   Medical dictionary

  • ragwort — rag|wort [ˈrægwə:t US wə:rt] n [U] a common plant with yellow flowers, and leaves with uneven edges …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ragwort — rag|wort [ ræg,wɜrt ] noun uncount a common plant with small yellow flowers that is poisonous to many animals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ragwort — noun a yellow flowered ragged leaved plant of the daisy family, toxic to livestock. [Senecio jacobaea and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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