A tall plant of the borage family that has a mousy smell and bears long silky hairs, small purplish flowers, and tongue-shaped leaves.
- Cynoglossum officinale, family Boraginaceae
More example sentences
- The large nutrient reserves in seeds of hound's tongue allow rapid seedling root growth.
- In case you are not familiar with hound's tongue, please get familiar with it and watch for large populations.
- Like blue hound's tongue, this plant has burrs that attach to cattle, causing irritation.