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beardtongue

[ beerd-tuhng ]
/ ˈbɪərdˌtʌŋ /
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noun
any plant belonging to the genus Penstemon, of the figwort family.
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Origin of beardtongue

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; beard + tongue
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