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1. fleabane

noun. any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas.

Synonyms

  • Erigeron philadelphicus
  • Erigeron aurantiacus
  • daisy fleabane
  • beach aster
  • Erigeron speciosus
  • wildflower
  • Erigeron acer
  • robin's plantain
  • Philadelphia fleabane
  • Erigeron divergens
  • blue fleabane
  • Erigeron
  • showy daisy
  • Erigeron glaucous
  • genus Erigeron
  • wild flower
  • Erigeron annuus
  • orange fleabane
  • Erigeron pulchellus
  • seaside daisy
  • spreading fleabane

Etymology

  • bane (English)
  • flea (English)

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2. fleabane

noun. common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron.

Synonyms

  • Conyza
  • Canadian fleabane
  • horseweed
  • Conyza canadensis
  • genus Conyza
  • Erigeron canadensis

Etymology

  • bane (English)
  • flea (English)

3. fleabane

noun. hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • genus Pulicaria
  • Pulicaria
  • feabane mullet
  • Pulicaria dysenterica

Etymology

  • bane (English)
  • flea (English)

Sentences with fleabane


1. Noun, singular or mass
For better blooming, fleabane should be planted where they get partial shade during the hottest part of the day.

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