how to pronounce foxtail


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foxtail is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of foxtail in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my foxtail was the best I've ever seen I …”

meanings of foxtail


  1. Wodyetia bifurcata, foxtail palm.
  2. The tail of a fox.
  3. A dry spikelet or spikelet seed and flower cluster of some grasses.
  4. Lycopodiella alopecuroides, foxtail clubmoss.
  5. A plant having a part resembling the tail of a fox or such spikelet.
  6. The last cinders obtained in the fining process.
  7. Acalypha hispida, chenille plant.
  8. Any of various grasses having bushy seed spikelets that resemble the tail of a fox.

foxtail frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foxtail occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics foxtail can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that foxtail can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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