African fleabane

noun

: any of several shrubby composite plants (genus Tarchonanthus) having stalked leathery leaves, small flower heads in axillary or terminal clusters, and usually an odor like that of balsam

Word History

First Known Use

1739, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of African fleabane was in 1739

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“African fleabane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20fleabane. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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