fleawort

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fleawort plantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fleawort (Bot) An herb used in medicine (Plantago Psyllium), named from the shape of its seeds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fleawort The Inula Conyza, so called from its property of keeping off fleas.
    • n fleawort The Plantago Psyllium, from the shape of its seeds. Also fleaseed.
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