Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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.
(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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a common plant, Digitalis purpurea, of the figwort family, with purple flowers on a tall spike: the leaves yield digitalis.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||foxglove - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
foxglove[ˈfɒksglʌv] N → dedalera 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] n → digitale f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
foxglove[ˈfɒksˌglʌv] n (Bot) → digitale f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. dedalera, nombre común de Digitalis purpurea.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012