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oxtongue

/ (ˈɒksˌtʌŋ) /
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noun
any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Picris, having oblong bristly leaves and clusters of dandelion-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of various other plants having bristly tongue-shaped leaves, such as alkanet
the tongue of an ox, braised or boiled as food
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