dusty millerdusty miller
any of various garden plants having foliage covered with white, woolly hairs
Any of various low-growing plants chiefly in the composite family, having woolly silver-gray foliage.
(plural dusty millers)
- (idiomatic) A formulaic phrase for a miller, related to the dust generated in the milling process.
- One of several species of plants with leaves of a dusty appearance: Centaurea cineraria, Senecio cineraria, and Lychnis coronaria.