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|Noun||1.||genus Plantago - type genus of the family Plantaginaceae; large cosmopolitan genus of mostly small herbs|
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Plantaginaceae, Plantaginaceae, plantain family - cosmopolitan family of small herbs and a few shrubs; most are troublesome weeds
plantain - any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally