lion's ear

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Lion's ear (Espeletia killipii)
Lion's ear (Leonurus cardiaca)


lion's ear (plural lions' ears)

  1. Any of various plants with shaggy tomentose leaves
    1. species of Culcitium and Espeletia in Western South America
    2. Leonurus cardiaca and Leonotis nepetifolia, both native to Africa, but grown widely as herbal remedies.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lion's ear under lion's ear in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)