Definitions starting with F

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fowl foot

[OED different sp.; from the resemblance of its leaflets to a chicken's toes] n. a medicinal plant: 1920 Serjania subdentata (Britton 251). 1978 Tabebuia bahamensis (Higgs 1). cf. CHICKEN TOE, OLD WOMAN, BEEF BUSH, FIVE-FINGER (Black)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 03:58
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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