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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

OXTONGUE, n. ox'tung. A plant of the genus Picris.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States [syn: oxtongue, bristly oxtongue, bitterweed, bugloss, Picris echioides]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century a European hawkweed (Picris echioides) that has yellow flowers and is now naturalized in the eastern United States

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the tongue of an ox, esp. cooked as food. 2 any composite plant of the genus Picris, with bright yellow flowers.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Oxtongue Ox"tongue`, n. (Bot.) A name given to several plants, from the shape and roughness of their leaves; as, Anchusa officinalis, a kind of bugloss, and Helminthia echioides, both European herbs.



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