from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A low perennial Eurasian herb (Tussilago farfara) in the composite family, naturalized in parts of North America and having dandelionlike flower heads and large, hoof-shaped basal leaves.
- n. The dried leaves or flower heads of this plant, long used in herbal medicine to treat coughs.
- n. See galax.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An herbaceous plant in the family Compositae, species Tussilago farfara, that grows in Europe and the Middle East.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A perennial herb (Tussilago Farfara), whose leaves and rootstock are sometimes employed in medicine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of the Tussilago Farfara, natural order Compositæ, a plant of Europe and Asia, now naturalized in the United States, the leaves of which were once much employed in medicine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
- n. tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
From the shape of its leaves.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)