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tumbleweed

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noun tum·ble·weed \ˈtəm-bəl-ˌwēd\

Simple Definition of tumbleweed

  • : a plant found especially in the North American desert that breaks away from its roots and is blown across the ground by the wind

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tumbleweed

  1. :  a plant (as Russian thistle or any of several amaranths) that breaks away from its roots in the autumn and is driven about by the wind as a light rolling mass


TUMBLEWEED Defined for Kids

tumbleweed

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noun tum·ble·weed \ˈtəm-bəl-ˌwēd\

Definition of tumbleweed for Students

  1. :  a plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and tumbles about in the wind





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