Meaning of coltsfoot

colts•foot

Pronunciation: (kōlts'foot"), [key]
— pl. -foots.
  1. a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, having yellow, daisylike flowers, native to the Old World but widespread as a weed, formerly used as a cough remedy.
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