from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of North American liguliflorous composite plants, of the tribe Cichoriaceæ, subtribe Hyoserideæ with yellow flowers, usually on leafless scapes, a few-bracted involucre, many-ribbed achenes, and pappus of 5 to 8 small chaffy scales, alternating with as many bristles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any small branched yellow-flowered North American herb of the genus Krigia
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.