Coltsfoot Colts"foot`, n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Tussilago Farfara}), whose leaves and rootstock are sometimes employed in medicine. [1913 Webster]

{Butterbur coltsfoot} (Bot.), a European plant ({Petasites vulgaris}). [1913 Webster]

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  • coltsfoot — ► NOUN ▪ a plant with yellow flowers and large heart shaped leaves …   English terms dictionary

  • coltsfoot — [kōlts′foot΄] n. pl. coltsfoots a plant (Tussilago farfara) of the composite family, with heads of small, yellow flowers and large leaves whose shape suggests a colt s footprint …   English World dictionary

  • Coltsfoot — Taxobox name = Coltsfoot image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Tussilago species = T. farfara binomial = Tussilago farfara binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • coltsfoot — ankstyvasis šalpusnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Tussilago farfara), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys:… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coltsfoot — noun (plural coltsfoots) Date: 14th century any of various plants with large rounded leaves resembling the foot of a colt; especially a perennial composite herb (Tussilago farfara) with yellow flower heads appearing before the leaves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coltsfoot — /kohlts foot /, n., pl. coltsfoots. a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, having yellow, daisylike flowers, native to the Old World but widespread as a weed, formerly used as a cough remedy. [1545 55; COLT + S1 + FOOT, so called from the shape of …   Universalium

  • coltsfoot — noun An herbaceous plant in the family Compositae, species Tussilago farfara, that grows in Europe and the Middle East …   Wiktionary

  • coltsfoot — colts·foot kōlts .fu̇t n, pl coltsfoots 1) a perennial yellow flowered composite herb (Tussilago farfara) native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan that has leaves which are the source of farfara 2) FARFARA …   Medical dictionary

  • coltsfoot — n. type of plant with large rounded leaves resembling the foot of a colt (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coltsfoot — noun (plural coltsfoots) a plant of the daisy family, with yellow flowers and large leaves. [Tussilago farfara.] …   English new terms dictionary

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