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butterfly weed

noun

Definition of butterfly weed

  1. :  a North American milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) with showy orange flowers borne on erect leafy stems



1816

First Known Use of butterfly weed

1816


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butterfly weed

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noun \-ˌwēd\

Medical Definition of butterfly weed

  1. :  an orange-flowered milkweed of the genus Asclepias (A. tuberosa) of eastern North America that is a source of asclepias—called also




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