from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of plants, belonging to the order Compositœ and tribe Cichoriaceœ, and type of the subtribe Hieraceœ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large genus of perennial hairy herbs of Europe to western Asia to northwestern Africa and North America; few are ornamental; often considered congeneric with Pilosella


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