Definition: Meaning of, coltsfoot in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkəʊltsfʊt /

  • noun
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coltsfoot coltsfoots
  1. tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
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  2. perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
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coltsfoot used in phrases

  • alpine coltsfoot (noun)
    1. rhizomatous herb with purple-red flowers suitable for groundcover; sometimes placed in genus Tussilago
  • sweet coltsfoot (noun)
    1. american sweet-scented herb
    2. european herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
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