any of several tall, coarse plants of the genus Heracleum, of the parsley family, as H. sphondylium or H. lanatum, having large, flat clusters of white flowers.
any tall coarse umbelliferous plant of the genus Heracleum, such as H. sphondylium of Europe and Asia, having thick stems and flattened clusters of white or purple flowers Also called hogweed, keck
/ˈkaʊˌpæt/ noun 1. a single dropping of cow dung n,n phr A disk of cattle dung; meadow muffin: the meadow muffin, better known as the cow pie (1940s+)
interjection An exclamation of scorn, disbelief, vexation, etc; bullshit: Cowpats! He’s just trying to make my life miserable (1990s+)
[kou-pee] /ˈkaʊˌpi/ noun 1. a plant, Vigna unguiculata, extensively cultivated in the southern U.S. for forage, soil improvement, etc. 2. the seed of this plant, used for food. /ˈkaʊˌpiː/ noun 1. a leguminous tropical climbing plant, Vigna sinensis, producing long pods containing edible pealike seeds: grown for animal fodder and sometimes as human food 2. […]
cowperitis cow·per·i·tis (kōō’pə-rī’tĭs, kou’-, kup’ə-) n. Inflammation of the Cowper’s glands.