Definition of Rough horsetail

1. Noun. Evergreen erect horsetail with rough-edged stems; formerly used for scouring utensils.

Definition of Rough horsetail

1. Noun. A plant in the taxonomic genus ''Equisetum'' (horsetails); ''Equisetum hyemale''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rough Horsetail

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rough and tumbles
rough around the edges
rough bindweed
rough breathing
rough breathings
rough collie
rough colony
rough cut
rough diamond
rough drawing
rough endoplasmic reticulum
rough fish
rough green snake
rough horsetail (current term)
rough horsetails
rough house
rough in
rough line
rough microsome
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rough trees
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rough up
rough up the bullpen

Literary usage of Rough horsetail

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1. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"... rough horsetail Eupatorium cannabinum Common hemp agrimony Eriophorum pubescens, rare Down-stalked cotton-grass ..."

2. Flora Glottiana: A Catalogue of the Indigenous Plants on the Banks of the by Thomas Hopkirk (1813)
"E. rough horsetail. Shave-grass. Perennial. July—August. In marshes and moist woods, ... E. Variegated rough horsetail. Eng. Bot. 1987. Perennial. July. ..."

3. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"... stouter than the last, about two feet high, very smooth to the touch, though finely striated. 6. Greater rough horsetail. Shave-grass pewterwort (E. ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"The species consists of numerous races. Called also Horse- pipe, Mare's-tail. Shave-grass, Shave-weed, Pewter- wort, rough horsetail, Dutch-rush, ..."

5. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"The following names apply to this and other rough species; Dutch Rush, Gun-bright, Horse-pipe, Pewterwort, Polishing Rush, rough horsetail, Shave-grass; ..."

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