pussy-toes

[poo s-ee-tohz]
noun, plural pus·sy-toes. (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. any of various woolly composite plants of the genus Antennaria, having small white or grayish flower heads.

Origin of pussy-toes

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
Also called ladies-tobacco.
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