pussytoes


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puss·y·toes

 (po͝os′ē-tōz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Any of several low-growing perennial plants of the genus Antennaria of the composite family, having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small usually white flower heads.

[From the cluster's resemblance to a cat's paw.]

pussytoes

(ˈpʊsɪˌtəʊz)
n
(Plants) US any of various woolly plants of the genus Antennaria
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pussytoes - low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowerspussytoes - low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowers
Antennaria, genus Antennaria - small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles
plantain-leaved pussytoes - a variety of pussytoes
field pussytoes - a variety of pussytoes
solitary pussytoes - a variety of pussytoes
mountain everlasting - a variety of cat's foot
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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false indigo Antennaria neglecta Greene pussytoes Apocynum cannabinum L.
Common or Plantain Pussytoes, Woman's Tobacco; C = 3; BSUH 16338.
A young Penelope and her gaggle of six daughters, variously fathered and colourfully christened with the names of local flora ("Rosy Pussytoes," "Hooker's Willow"), are squatting in his cabin.