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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)

Example sentences of the word 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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