toad-flax

toad-flax
n.
(Bot.) Butter-and-eggs (Linaria vulgaris).

New dictionary of synonyms. 2014.

Synonyms:
(Linaria vulgaris)


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  • butter and eggs — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flaxweed — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linaria vulgaris — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ramsted — Ram sted (r[a^]m st[e^]d), n. (Bot.) A yellow flowered weed; so named from a Mr. Ramsted who introduced it into Pennsylvania. See {Toad flax}. Called also {Ramsted weed}. [1913 Webster] r[a^]m …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ramsted — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ramsted weed — Ramsted Ram sted (r[a^]m st[e^]d), n. (Bot.) A yellow flowered weed; so named from a Mr. Ramsted who introduced it into Pennsylvania. See {Toad flax}. Called also {Ramsted weed}. [1913 Webster] r[a^]m …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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