gumweed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gumweed any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gumweed The gum-plant. Grindelia (which see; also Grindelia).
    • n gumweed A weed of the Great Plains, Lygodesmia juncea, of the Cichoriaceæ. It is a rigid, branching, skeleton-like plant with most of the leaves very small or reduced to scales.
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