ribgrass
noun Date: circa 1500 plantain I; especially an Old World plantain (Plantago lanceolata) with long narrow ribbed leaves

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ribgrass — [rib′gras΄, rib′gräs΄] n. a weedy plantain (Plantago lanceolata) with ribbed leaves …   English World dictionary

  • ribgrass — siauralapis gyslotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gyslotinių šeimos pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Plantago lanceolata), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Plantago lanceolata angl. buckhorn; buckhorn… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ribgrass — /rib gras , grahs /, n. See English plantain. [1530 40; RIB1 + GRASS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ribgrass — noun ribwort; Old World plantain …   Wiktionary

  • ribgrass — rib•grass [[t]ˈrɪbˌgræs, ˌgrɑs[/t]] n. pln a plantain weed, Plantago lanceolata, with narrow basal leaves and small, whitish flowers • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • ribgrass — noun an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions • Syn: ↑English plantain, ↑narrow leaved plantain, ↑ribwort, ↑ripple grass, ↑buckthorn, ↑Plantago lanceolata • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • English plantain — noun an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions • Syn: ↑narrow leaved plantain, ↑ribgrass, ↑ribwort, ↑ripple grass, ↑buckthorn, ↑Plantago lanceolata • Hypernyms: ↑plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • narrow-leaved plantain — noun an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions • Syn: ↑English plantain, ↑ribgrass, ↑ribwort, ↑ripple grass, ↑buckthorn, ↑Plantago lanceolata • Hypernyms: ↑plantain …   Useful english dictionary

  • ribwort — noun Date: 14th century ribgrass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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