rattlesnake weed
noun Date: 1760 a hawkweed (Hieracium venosum) of eastern North America with purple-veined leaves

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  • Rattlesnake weed — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattlesnake weed — ☆ rattlesnake weed n. an American hawkweed (Hieracium venosum) having purple veined basal leaves and a naked flowering stem …   English World dictionary

  • Rattlesnake Weed — Taxobox name = Rattlesnake Weed image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Rosidae unranked ordo = Eurosids I ordo = Ericales ordo = Malpighiales familia = Euphorbiaceae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • rattlesnake weed — noun a hawkweed with a rosette of purple veined basal leaves; Canada to northern Georgia and Kentucky • Syn: ↑Hieracium venosum • Hypernyms: ↑hawkweed * * * noun 1. : a hawkweed (Hieracium venosum) with purple veined leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • rattlesnake weed — 1. a hawkweed, Hieracium venosum, of eastern North America, whose leaves and root are thought to possess medicinal properties. 2. a carrotlike weed, Daucus pusillus, of southern and western North America. 3. any of certain other plants, as an… …   Universalium

  • Rattlesnake — Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattlesnake fern — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattlesnake grass — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattlesnake plantain — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattlesnake root — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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