English plantain

English plantain
noun
an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions
Hypernyms: ↑plantain

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized E
: a ribgrass (Plantago lanceolata)

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a common plantain weed, Plantago lanceolata, having narrow basal leaves and a dense head of small, whitish flowers. Also called ribgrass, ribwort.
[1835-45, Amer.]

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