Definition of Goatsbeard

1. Noun. Weedy European annual with yellow flowers; naturalized in United States.




Definition of Goatsbeard

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of goat's-beard) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goatsbeard

goating
goatings
goatish
goatishly
goatishness
goatlike
goatling
goatlings
goatly
goatmilk
goatpox
goatpox virus
goatproof
goats
goats' milk
goatsbeard (current term)
goatsbeards
goatsfoot
goatskin
goatskins
goatsucker
goatsuckers
goatweed
goatweeds
goaty
goaves
gob
gob-stick
gob-string
gob-up

Literary usage of Goatsbeard

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1. Rust, smut, mildew, & mould: an introduction to the study of microscopic fungi by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1878)
"Portion of goatsbeard-leaf with White rust ... Conidia of goatsbeard white rust ... of goatsbeard white rust ..."

2. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"Significant expansion of cheatgrass, medusahead, and goatsbeard have been documented ... goatsbeard, once an obscure novelty, has invaded and dominates ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1899)
"Here too is that curious plant with long tendril-like leaves, the yellow goatsbeard, Jack-go-to- bed-at-noon. Alas ! once flowers had names and were loved ..."

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