oxtongue

World English Dictionary
oxtongue (ˈɒksˌtʌŋ)
 
n
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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
WordNet
oxtongue

noun
widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature