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Noun: coltsfoot  'kówlts,fût
  1. Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
    - galax, galaxy, wandflower, beetleweed, Galax urceolata
  2. Perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
    - Tussilago farfara

Derived forms: coltsfoots

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Galax, genus Tussilago, Tussilago

Encyclopedia: Coltsfoot