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Russian thistle

noun

Definition of RUSSIAN THISTLE

:  a prickly European saltwort (Salsola kali) that is a serious weed in North America —called also Russian tumbleweed

First Known Use of RUSSIAN THISTLE

1894

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debouch Hear it
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