/ (ˈmaʊsˌteɪl) /
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any of various N temperate ranunculaceous plants of the genus Myosurus, esp M. minimus, with tail-like flower spikes
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The under part of the bulb is singularly depressed: from this depression issues a small, mousetail-like root.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr