coltsfoot


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colts·foot

 (kōlts′fo͝ot′)
n. pl. colts·foots
1. A low perennial Eurasian herb (Tussilago farfara) in the composite family, naturalized in parts of North America and having dandelionlike flower heads and large, hoof-shaped basal leaves.
2. The dried leaves or flower heads of this plant, long used in herbal medicine to treat coughs.

[From the shape of its leaves.]

coltsfoot

(ˈkəʊltsˌfʊt)
n, pl -foots
(Plants) a European plant, Tussilago farfara, with yellow daisy-like flowers and heart-shaped leaves: a common weed: family Asteraceae (composites)

colts•foot

(ˈkoʊltsˌfʊt)

n., pl. -foots.
a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, with large leaves resembling a colt's foot.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coltsfoot - tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
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 Galax - evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
2.coltsfoot - perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves docoltsfoot - perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
genus Tussilago, Tussilago - genus of low creeping yellow-flowered perennial herbs of north temperate regions: coltsfoots; in some classifications includes species often placed in other genera especially Homogyne and Petasites
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Translations
podběl
følfod
fárfarapie de caballotusilagouña de caballo
leskenlehti
podbiał
hästhovtussilago

coltsfoot

[ˈkəʊltsfʊt] N (coltsfoots (pl)) → uña f de caballo, fárfara f

coltsfoot

n pl <-s> (Bot) → Huflattich m

coltsfoot

[ˈkəʊltsˌfʊt] n (Bot) → farfara

coltsfoot

n (bot) uña de caballo
References in classic literature ?
He had inherited from his mother some acquaintance with medicinal herbs and their preparation--a little store of wisdom which she had imparted to him as a solemn bequest--but of late years he had had doubts about the lawfulness of applying this knowledge, believing that herbs could have no efficacy without prayer, and that prayer might suffice without herbs; so that the inherited delight he had in wandering in the fields in search of foxglove and dandelion and coltsfoot, began to wear to him the character of a temptation.
John's Wort, blue hyssop, bay wee, lavender, motherwort, lobelia, horehound, lemon balm, mint, beebalm, catnip, Russian sage, parsley, balloon flower, jie geng, garden sage, soapwort, JingJie/Japanese Catnip, skullcap, betony, stevia, comfrey, feverfew, tansy, thyme, coltsfoot, valerian, mullein, vervain, culver's root, passionflower vine, oregano, mallow, rue, rosemary, violet.
Large clumps of chromium yellow coltsfoot finally flower at Marshside and dandelion heads shine on many roadside verges.
The crook, of Coltsfoot Gardens, Gateshead, pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud and two of theft and was jailed for 34 weeks.
JUST into the new year and already I'mcounting down the weeks till the first coltsfoot bursts into flower.
But Newcastle Crown Court heard how Swanston, of Coltsfoot Gardens, Ryton, Gateshead, was back to her old ways just months after her release.
In 1898 lesser celandine was already in flower on January 18, coltsfoot on February 3, whereas only two years later, in 1900, first dates were not until March 5 and March 16 respectively.
As well as first coltsfoot, which is usual for February, lesser celandine has been in flower in some places since the end of January, a good month ahead of its traditional March flowering date.
But when they searched the home on Coltsfoot Gardens, Felling, and associated business premises in Reay Street, Bill Quay, and Heworth Way, Pelaw, officers discovered hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of drugs and luxury items, including Rolex watches and a plasma television.
The injunction bans Harrison, of no fixed abode, and Chater, of Carr Hill, Gateshead, from the Coltsfoot Gardens area of Windy Nook, Gateshead.
BIRD NOTES With Julian Hughes | Stonechat PICTURE: DAVE MIDDLEMAN AFTER the snow, spring rapidly reloaded this week, with Coltsfoot flowers emerging from the soil, fluffy buds on willow trees and the first singing Chiffchaffs at RSPB Conwy on Sunday.
Delicate macarons are decorated like coltsfoot or blue anemone flowers, and the meringue peaks on a coffee ice cream cake resemble mountains.