Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

gallant soldier

noun
  1. a South American plant, Galinsoga parviflora, widely distributed as a weed, having small daisy-like flowers surrounded by silvery scales: family Asteraceae (composites)Also called: Joey Hooker
Show More

Word Origin

C20: by folk etymology from New Latin Galinsoga
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012