from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of composite herbs (Filago), covered with a white substance resembling cotton.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
- n. Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States
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