Definition of Cow parsnip

1. Noun. Tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Heracleum Sphondylium, Hogweed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Heracleum, Heracleum

Definition of Cow parsnip

1. Noun. ''Heracleum maximum'', an umbelliferous herb. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cow Parsnip

cow corner
cow dung
cow face
cow hitch
cow hitches
cow juice
cow kidney
cow lily
cow man
cow manure
cow milk
cow milk anaemia
cow oak
cow parsley
cow parsleys
cow parsnip (current term)
cow parsnips
cow pasture
cow pat
cow pats
cow patties
cow patty
cow pen
cow pie
cow pies
cow pony
cow pool
cow shark
cow shot
cow shots

Literary usage of Cow parsnip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1895)
"... and stood poised for a moment, like a hesitating Psyche, on the flat-topped blossoming branches of a big .white cow- parsnip. For the most part, ..."

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