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Meaning of hound's-tongue

hound's-tongue

Pronunciation: (houndz'tung"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Cynoglossum, of the borage family, esp. C. officinale, having coarse, tongue-shaped leaves, dull purple flowers, and prickly nutlets.
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