World English Dictionary
oxtongue (ˈɒksˌtʌŋ)
1.  any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Picris, having oblong bristly leaves and clusters of dandelion-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.  any of various other plants having bristly tongue-shaped leaves, such as alkanet
3.  the tongue of an ox, braised or boiled as food

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widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States 
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