pussytoes

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English[edit]

Flowers of pussytoes.
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Etymology[edit]

From pussy +‎ toes: named for the way the cluster of flower heads resembles the pads that make up the paw of a cat.

Noun[edit]

pussytoes pl ‎(plural only)

  1. Any of several species of composite flower in the genus Antennaria, known for their clusters of white fluffy flower heads.

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is more common than the singular pussytoe, even when referring to a single plant.