from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An annual herb of the genus Amsinckia, native to southern California, with rough, bristly, pubescent herbage and large, coiled, yellow to orange flowers. Also called fiddleneck.
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- n. rough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas: fiddlenecks
New Latin Amsinckia, genus name, after Wilhelm Amsinck (died 1831), German botanist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)