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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flea·bane n. Bot. One of various plants, supposed to have efficacy in driving away fleas. They belong, for the most part, to the genera Conyza, Erigeron, and Pulicaria.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers
           reputed to destroy or drive away fleas [syn: feabane
           mullet, Pulicaria dysenterica]
      2: any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron
         having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas
      3: common North American weed with linear leaves and small
         discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized
         throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus
         Erigeron [syn: horseweed, Canadian fleabane, Conyza
         canadensis, Erigeron canadensis]