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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FLE'ABANE, n. A plant of the genus Conyza.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas [syn: fleabane, feabane mullet, Pulicaria dysenterica]
2: any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas
3: common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron [syn: horseweed, Canadian fleabane, fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1548 any of various composite plants (especially of the genus Erigeron) that were once believed to drive away fleas

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any of various composite plants of the genus Inula or Pulicaria, supposed to drive away fleas.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.



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