Fleabane Flea"bane`, n. (Bot.) One of various plants, supposed to have efficacy in driving away fleas. They belong, for the most part, to the genera {Conyza}, {Erigeron}, and {Pulicaria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fleabane — is a common name for some flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Most are in the subfamily Asteroideae: * Conyza (butterweeds or horseweeds: Astereae) * Erigeron (Astereae) * Inula ( yellowheads : Inuleae) * Pluchea (camphorweeds: Inuleae) *… …   Wikipedia

  • fleabane — [flēbān΄] n. [ FLEA + BANE: once thought to drive away fleas] ERIGERON …   English World dictionary

  • fleabane — debesylas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Inula). atitikmenys: lot. Inula angl. elecampane; fleabane; inula; scabwort vok. Alant rus. девясил lenk. inula; oman …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • fleabane — šiušelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Erigeron). atitikmenys: lot. Erigeron angl. fleabane; seaside vok. Berufkraut; Beschreikraut; Feinstrahl rus. мелколепестник lenk. erigeron; przymiotno …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • fleabane — debesylas statusas T sritis augalininkystė atitikmenys: lot. Inula angl. fleabane; inula rus. девясил …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • fleabane — noun Date: 1548 any of various composite plants (especially of the genus Erigeron) that were once believed to drive away fleas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fleabane — /flee bayn /, n. any of various composite plants, as Pulicaria dysenterica, of Europe, or Erigeron philadelphicus, of the U.S., reputed to destroy or drive away fleas. [1540 50; FLEA + BANE] * * * ▪ plant  any of the plants of the genus Erigeron… …   Universalium

  • fleabane — noun /ˈfliːbeɪn/ Any of various plants of the genera Inula (especially I. dysenterica) or Erigeron (especially E. acre). On a sunny September morning, with the trees still green, but the asters and fleabanes already taking over in ditch and dalk …   Wiktionary

  • fleabane — n. plant that destroys or repels fleas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fleabane — noun a plant of the daisy family, reputed to drive away fleas. [Pulicaria dysenterica and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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