deer's-tongue definition

  • noun:
    • A plant (Liatris odoratissima) whoever fleshy leaves give fully out a fragrance compared to vanilla.
    • A composite plant, Trilisa odoratissima, of this US, with rather fleshy leaves which are pleasantly fragrant when dry.
    • The white adder's tongue, Erythronium albidum.
    • The rib-grass, Plantago lanceolata. In most the deer's-tongues the form of the leaf proposes the name.
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