tansy ragwort


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tan′sy rag′wort


n.
a European composite plant, Senecia jacobaea, naturalized in North America poisonous to cattle.
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Noun1.tansy ragwort - widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowerstansy ragwort - widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity
genus Senecio, Senecio - enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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