Definition of Dog fennel

1. Noun. Weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Eupatorium Capillifolium
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

2. Noun. Widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dog Fennel

dog bones
dog breeding
dog catcher
dog collar
dog collars
dog day
dog days
dog disease
dog diseases
dog distemper virus
dog do
dog ear
dog eared
dog eat dog
dog fennel (current term)
dog fight
dog flea
dog food
dog fur
dog guide
dog hobble
dog hook
dog house
dog houses
dog in the hunt
dog in the manger
dog it
dog laurel

Literary usage of Dog fennel

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

1. Indianapolis: A Historical and Statistical Sketch of the Railroad City, a by William Robeson Holloway (1870)
"... bordered, and oftentimes choked up, with "dog- fennel." Except where travel had worn away the sod, in a sinuous line that dodged a Mump ..."

2. The Bookman (1900)
"In the jam and confusion of that busy week the long rows of horse racks were seldom vacant; the dust of the street seldom settled ; the dog-fennel, ..."

3. Indiana Historical Society Publications by Indiana Historical Society (1911)
"and dog fennel, law and order took to the woods and remained there until the dawn of ... Here full many a stalk of dog fennel fell beneath a maiden's foot, ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"The Tallahassee Flori<K<in has seen a specimen of kip leather, tanned in twenty days with dog-fennel preparation, and which the shoemakers there pronounce ..."

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