Dusty-miller



noun
1.
Botany.

2.
Angling. a type of artificial fly used chiefly for trout and salmon.
noun
1.
Also called snow-in-summer. a caryophyllaceous plant, Cerastium tomentosum, of SE Europe and Asia, having white flowers and downy stems and leaves: cultivated as a rock plant
2.
a plant, Artemisia stelleriana, of NE Asia and E North America, having small yellow flower heads and downy stems and leaves: family Asteraceae (composites)
3.
any of various other downy plants, such as the rose campion
n.

common name for auricula, 1825, so called from the powder on the leaves and flower; millers, by the nature of their work, being famously dusty.

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