foxglove

(redirected from Witch's Bells)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

fox·glove

 (fŏks′glŭv′)
n.
Any of several herbs of the genus Digitalis, especially D. purpurea of Europe and northern Africa, having a long cluster of large, tubular, pinkish-purple flowers and leaves that are the source of the drug digitalis. Also called digitalis.

[From the resemblance of its flowers to the fingers of a glove.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

foxglove

(ˈfɒksˌɡlʌv)
n
(Plants) any Eurasian scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Digitalis, esp D. purpurea, having spikes of purple or white thimble-like flowers. The soft wrinkled leaves are a source of digitalis
[Old English]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

fox•glove

(ˈfɒksˌglʌv)

n.
a common plant, Digitalis purpurea, of the figwort family, with purple flowers on a tall spike: the leaves yield digitalis.
[before 1000]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foxglove - any of several plants of the genus Digitalisfoxglove - any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Digitalis - genus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers
common foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, fairy bell, fingerflower, finger-flower, fingerroot, finger-root - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock
Digitalis lutea, straw foxglove, yellow foxglove - European yellow-flowered foxglove
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
sormustinkukka
revebjelle
naparstnica

foxglove

[ˈfɒksglʌv] Ndedalera f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

foxglove

[ˈfɒksglʌv] ndigitale f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

foxglove

[ˈfɒksˌglʌv] n (Bot) → digitale f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fox·glove

n. dedalera, nombre común de Digitalis purpurea.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012