Helminthia echioides
oxtongue ox"tongue`, ox-tongue ox"-tongue`, n. (Bot.) A widespread European weed ({Picris echioides} formerly {Helminthia echioides}) with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers. The name is applied to several plants, from the shape and roughness of their leaves; as, {Anchusa officinalis}, a kind of bugloss, and {Helminthia echioides}, both European herbs. It has been naturalized in the U. S.

Syn: bristly oxtongue, prickly oxtongue, bitterweed, bugloss. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oxtongue — ox tongue , ox tongue ox tongue , n. (Bot.) A widespread European weed ({Picris echioides} formerly {Helminthia echioides}) with spiny tongue shaped leaves and yellow flowers. The name is applied to several plants, from the shape and roughness of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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