from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an herbaceous composite plant with variously lobed and cleft leaves, usually the Prenanthes serpentaria.
- n. A common perennial herb (Nabalus serpentarius) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in the genus Prenanthes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant of the genus Nabalus, especially N. serpentarius. See Prenanthes.
- n. Lactuca Floridana of the eastern United States.
- n. Pterospora andromedea, more properly called pine-drops.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes
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