[ kats-eer ]
/ ˈkætsˌɪər /
Also called gosmore. any of several Old World composite plants of the genus Hypochaeris, having leaves in a rosette at the base and dandelionlike yellow or white flowers, especially H. radicata, naturalized as a weed in the western U.S.
any western American plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as C. coeruleus or C. elegans, having white or bluish bell-shaped flowers.
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- cat's pajamas,
- cat's paw,
- cat's whisker,
- cat's whiskers,
- cat's-tail speedwell
Origin of cat's-ear
First recorded in 1840–50
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any of various European plants of the genus Hypochoeris, esp H. radicata, having dandelion-like heads of yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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