Definition of Common foxglove

1. Noun. Tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Foxglove

common eland
common elands
common elder
common evening primrose
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common factor
common fate
common fault
common fennel
common fibular nerve
common fig
common fig tree
common flat pea
common four-o'clock
common foxglove (current term)
common fraction
common fractions
common front
common garden cress
common garter snake
common ginger
common glow-worm
common glow-worms
common glowworm
common goldeneye
common goldeneyes
common good
common grape hyacinth
common grape vine

Literary usage of Common foxglove

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1. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"... the both kinds, as the common foxglove, and t ht southwest coast of Grande Terre, grain of which has proved fatal. An- French W. Indian island ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"This is the common foxglove or Fairy Thimble found wild and luxuriant in all parts of the British Islands. It grows 2-5 ft. high, with large ovate oblong or ..."

3. The Larvæ of the British Butterflies and Moths by William Buckler (1899)
"It feeds on the stamens and unripe seed-capsules of the common foxglove, spinning the lip of the flower ..."

4. Flora Bedfordiensis, Comprehending Such Plants as Grow Wild in the County of by Charles Abbot (1798)
"Ditches, July, P. Common. Foxglove. DIGITALIS. Gen. PI. 1017. ... common foxglove. — D. purpurea. \ Leaves of the cup ovate, pointed, blossoms blunt, ..."

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