- Cineraria sconchifolia
- Tassel Tas"sel, n. [OE., a fastening of a mantle, OF. tassel a
fastening, clasp, F. tasseau a bracket, Fr. L. taxillus a
little die, dim. of talus a die of a longish shape, rounded
on two sides and marked only on the other four, a knuckle
1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions,
to curtains, and the like, ending in a tuft of loose
threads or cords.
2. The flower or head of some plants, esp. when pendent. [1913 Webster]
3. A narrow silk ribbon, or the like, sewed to a book to be put between the leaves. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.