American pellitory

noun

Definition of American pellitory

: an alternate-leaved weed (Parietaria pennsylvanica) of eastern North America having axillary green flowers

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First Known Use of American pellitory

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“American pellitory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20pellitory. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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