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leopard's-bane

[lep-erdz-beyn] /ˈlɛp ərdzˌbeɪn/
noun
1.
any composite plant of the genus Doronicum, of Europe and Asia, having alternate, usually clasping leaves and heads of yellow flowers.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50
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British Dictionary definitions for leopard's-bane

leopard's-bane

noun
1.
any of several Eurasian perennial plants of the genus Doronicum, esp D. plantagineum, having clusters of yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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