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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions.

Usage examples (8)
  • It collects nectar from cliff-top flowers and lays its eggs on ribwort plantain right on the edge
  • With hl 2040 printer regionally as ribwort, recalculation, southerly jellyroll, raininess, apoplectiform web bernini, aesthetic, mattress fickleness and revoltingly...
  • The land here is of an excellent soil, and the climate is quite healthy; the soil being full of good herbs, as mints, calamint, plantain, ribwort, trefoil, scabious, and...
  • Try mixing equal amounts of dried elderflower, eyebright, marshmallow leaves, and ribwort plantain, then use in an infusion of two teaspoons to a cup of boiling water,... for more
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