Definition of ox-tongue in English:



  • An Old World plant of the daisy family with yellow flowers and prickly hairs on the stem and leaves.

    Genus Picris, family Compositae: several species, including the bristly ox-tongue (P. echioides), introduced to and now common in California

    ‘The ox tongue is in blossom during June and July; all the florets of the flower-heads, as in the dandelion, are of a rich golden yellow.’
    • ‘Bristly ox tongue is a coarse, rough annual plant that grows about 1 meter high.’



/ˈäksˌtəNG/ /ˈɑksˌtəŋ/