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Noun: hound's-tongue  'hawndz,túng
  1. Perennial shrub of North America having coarse tongue-shaped leaves and pale-blue to purple flowers
    - Cynoglossum virginaticum
  2. Biennial shrub of Europe and western Asia having coarse tongue-shaped leaves and dark reddish-purple flowers
    - Cynoglossum officinale

Derived forms: hound's-tongues

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Cynoglossum, genus Cynoglossum

Encyclopedia: Hound's-tongue