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Meaning of mousetail by Wiktionary Dictionary



    mouse +‎ tail


    mousetail ( plural: mousetails )

    1. ( botany ) Any plant of the genus Ivesia, in the rose family .
    2. ( botany ) Any plant of the genus Myosurus, in the buttercup family .

Definition of mousetail by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Mousetail n. ( Bot. ) A genus of ranunculaceous plants ( Myosurus ), in which the prolonged receptacle is covered with imbricating achenes, and so resembles the tail of a mouse.