filago

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n filago any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n filago A genus of low, annual, cottony herbs, belonging to the Compositæ, and nearly related to Gnaphalium. There are 8 or 10 widely distributed species, 3 of which are found on the Pacific coast of North America. The cotton-rose or herb impious of Europe, F. Germanica, is also naturalized in the United States.
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