Allegheny spurge

Al·​le·​ghe·​ny spurge | \ ˈa-lə-ˌgā-nē- How to pronounce Allegheny spurge (audio) also -ˌge-nē- How to pronounce Allegheny spurge (audio) \

Definition of Allegheny spurge

: a low herb or subshrub (Pachysandra procumbens) of the box family widely grown as a ground cover

First Known Use of Allegheny spurge

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Allegheny spurge

Allegheny Mountains, U.S.

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The first known use of Allegheny spurge was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Allegheny spurge.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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