[ liz-erdz-teyl ]
/ ˈlɪz ərdzˌteɪl /
either of two marsh herbs of the genus Saururus, especially S. cernuus, of North America, having drooping spikes of fragrant, white flowers.
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Origin of lizard's-tail
First recorded in 1745–55
Words nearby lizard's-tail
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