Definition of English plantain
1. Noun. An Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Plantain
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Lexicographical Neighbors of English Plantain
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 ..."