from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Linaria, having narrow leaves and spurred, two-lipped flowers.
- n. See butter-and-eggs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several European plants, of the genus Linaria, having two-lipped yellow flowers.
- n. Any of several other plants in the family Plantaginaceae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An herb (Linaria vulgaris) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; -- called also butter and eggs, flaxweed, and ramsted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Linaria. primarily L. vulgaris, the common toadflax, a showy but pernicious plant, otherwise known as ranstead and butter-and-eggs.
- n. In England, Thesium Linophyllon, which has leaves like those of toad-flax.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America
toad + flax (Wiktionary)