Definition of English plantain

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of English Plantain

English hawthorn
English horn
English horns
English iris
English ivy
English lady crab
English language
English lavender
English muffin
English muffins
English oak
English opening
English partridge
English people
English person
English plantain
English plus
English primrose
English professor
English rhinoplasty
English rose
English roses
English runner bean
English saddle
English saddles
English setter
English sole
English sonnet

Literary usage of English plantain

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1. Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the Use of Teachers, Or Mothers Studying by Jane Hancox Newell (1892)
"... english plantain (Plantago lanceolata).1 This Plantain is chosen because it blossoms earlier than our native plant, and can be found in season for our ..."

2. The Mysteries of the Flowers by Herbert Waldron Faulkner (1917)
"... dichogamy") english plantain; RIPPLE GRASS; RIB GRASS—Plantago ... we will notice that the brown flowers and the pollen ring seem english plantain ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1897)
"... weeds are those about which the most information was sought: english plantain OB ... is sometimes called english plantain. It is perennial, and on this ..."

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