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asclepiad

noun as·cle·pi·ad \ə-ˈsklē-pē-əd, a-, -ˌad\

Definition of ASCLEPIAD

:  milkweed
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Origin of ASCLEPIAD

ultimately from Greek asklēpiad-, asklēpias celandine, from Asklēpios, Greek god of medicine
First Known Use: 1859

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