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milkweed


milkweed

noun milk·weed \ˈmilk-ˌwēd\

Definition of MILKWEED

:  any of various plants that secrete latex; especially :  any plant of the genus Asclepias (family Asclepiadaceae, the milkweed family) including several whose dried roots were formerly used medicinally
February 27, 2015
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