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bitterbrush

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noun bit·ter·brush \ˈbi-tər-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of bitterbrush

  1. :  a much-branched shrub (Purshia tridentata) of the rose family that grows in arid western North America, that has 3-lobed leaves and yellow flowers, and is valuable for forage



1910

First Known Use of bitterbrush

1910


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