from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An annual plant (Lapsana communis) in the composite family, native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, having small yellow flower heads.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A plant, Lapsana communis: so called from its remedial use. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A yellow-flowered composite herb (
Lampsana communis), formerly used as an external application to the nipples of women; -- called also dock-cress.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
flowering plant, Lapsana communis, that yields a milky juice
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
In rougher, gloriously weedy places, I don't remember watching as many gold-banded hoverflies fiddling with the nipplewort.
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