Definition of Narrow-leaved plantain

1. Noun. An Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Narrow-leaved Plantain

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narrow-leaved plantain (current term)
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narrow-leaved spleenwort
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Literary usage of Narrow-leaved plantain

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1. A Manual of the Cultivation of the Grasses and Forage Plants at the South by Charles Wallace Howard (1875)
"... OB narrow-leaved plantain. The seed of this plant is frequently introduced with clover seed On ordinary uplands it is of little use, except that it is ..."

2. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"It is the most abundant representative of the Plantain family, though in fields of grain and forage crops the narrow-leaved plantain is more troublesome. ..."

3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1810)
"1. p. 649. Jacqu. kort, vindob. 2. p. 58. Л 126. narrow-leaved plantain. Nat. of England. Fl. July and August. i H. 0. 23. ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1831)
"... likewise inclined to make the aame conjecture in respect to narrow-leaved plantain, ribwort, or rib-grass[ and should even have preferred dandelion and ..."

5. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"The seeds of narrow-leaved plantain cannot be separated unless this is done before those of the clover are removed from the pods, as the size of the two is ..."

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