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Any of various plantains of the genus Plantago, especially P. lanceolata.
(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Plantago lanceolata, that has lancelike ribbed leaves, which form a rosette close to the ground, and a dense spike of small white flowers: family Plantaginaceae. Also called: ribgrass See also plantain1
a plantain weed, Plantagolanceolata, with narrow basal leaves and small, whitish flowers.
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|Noun||1.||ribwort - an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions|
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
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