Definition of Dog fennel
1. Noun. Weedy plant of southeastern United States having divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers.
2. Noun. Widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs.
Generic synonyms: Composite, Composite Plant
Group relationships: Anthemis, Genus Anthemis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dog Fennel
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 ..."