Definitions for toadflaxˈtoʊdˌflæks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a common weed, Linaria vulgaris, of the figwort family, with narrow leaves and clustered flowers of bright orange and yellow.

    Category: Plants

    Ref: Compare butter-and-eggs.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgaris(noun)

    common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America


  1. toadflax(Noun)

    any of several European plants, of the genus Linaria, having two-lipped yellow flowers

  2. toadflax(Noun)

    any of several other plants in the family Plantaginaceae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toadflax(noun)

    an herb (Linaria vulgaris) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; -- called also butter and eggs, flaxweed, and ramsted


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