ribwort plantain
Ribwort Rib"wort`, n. (Bot.) A species of plantain ({Plantago lanceolata}) with long, narrow, ribbed leaves; -- called also {rib grass}, {ripple grass}, {ribwort plantain}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ribwort plantain — Plantain Plan tain, n. [F., fr. L. plantago. Cf. {Plant}.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Plantago}, but especially the {Plantago major}, a low herb with broad spreading radical leaves, and slender spikes of minute flowers. It is a native of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ribwort plantain — noun see ribwort * * * ribˈwort (or ribwort plantain) noun A common weed (Plantago lanceolata) with narrow, strongly ribbed leaves and short brown heads • • • Main Entry: ↑rib * * * rib|wort «RIHB WURT», noun, or ribwort plantain, 1. a pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • ribwort plantain — siauralapis gyslotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gyslotinių šeimos pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Plantago lanceolata), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Plantago lanceolata angl. buckhorn; buckhorn… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Plantain — Plan tain, n. [F., fr. L. plantago. Cf. {Plant}.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Plantago}, but especially the {Plantago major}, a low herb with broad spreading radical leaves, and slender spikes of minute flowers. It is a native of Europe, but… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ribwort — Rib wort , n. (Bot.) A species of plantain ({Plantago lanceolata}) with long, narrow, ribbed leaves; called also {rib grass}, {ripple grass}, {ribwort plantain}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ribwort — siauralapis gyslotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gyslotinių šeimos pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Plantago lanceolata), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Plantago lanceolata angl. buckhorn; buckhorn… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • plantain — plantain1 /plan tin, tn/, n. 1. a tropical plant, Musa paradisiaca, of the banana family, resembling the banana. 2. its fruit, eaten cooked as a staple food in tropical regions. [1545 55; earlier pla(n)tan < Sp plá(n)tano plantain, also plane… …   Universalium

  • ribwort — n. a kind of plantain (see PLANTAIN(1)) with long narrow ribbed leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • ribwort — /rib werrt , wawrt /, n. See English plantain. [1325 75; ME. See RIB1, WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • ribwort — noun ribgrass; Old World plantain …   Wiktionary

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