What does foxtail mean?

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ˈfɒksˌteɪlfox·tail

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foxtail, foxtail grass(noun)

    grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes

Wiktionary

  1. foxtail(Noun)

    The tail of a fox.

  2. foxtail(Noun)

    Any of various grasses having bushy seed spikelets that resemble the tail of a fox; particularly members of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria.

    Look at the foxtails growing along the road.

  3. foxtail(Noun)

    Any bushy seed spikelet.

    Dogs should not eat foxtails.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foxtail(noun)

    the tail or brush of a fox

  2. Foxtail(noun)

    the name of several kinds of grass having a soft dense head of flowers, mostly the species of Alopecurus and Setaria

  3. Foxtail(noun)

    the last cinders obtained in the fining process

Freebase

  1. Foxtail

    A foxtail is a spikelet or spikelet cluster of a grass, that serves to disperse its seeds as a unit. Thus, the foxtail is a type of diaspore or plant dispersal unit. Some grasses that produce a foxtail are themselves called "foxtail", also "spear grass". They can become a health hazard for dogs and other domestic animals, and a nuisance for people.

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How to say foxtail in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foxtail in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foxtail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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