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coltsfoot

[ kohlts-foot ]
/ ˈkoʊltsˌfʊt /
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noun, plural colts·foots.
a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, having yellow, daisylike flowers, native to the Old World but widespread as a weed, formerly used as a cough remedy.
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Origin of coltsfoot

1545–55; colt + ’s1 + foot, so called from the shape of the leaves

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British Dictionary definitions for coltsfoot

coltsfoot
/ (ˈkəʊltsˌfʊt) /

noun plural -foots
a European plant, Tussilago farfara, with yellow daisy-like flowers and heart-shaped leaves: a common weed: family Asteraceae (composites)
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