American white avens

noun

: a woodland herb (Geum canadense) of eastern North America with hairy trifoliolate leaves, small white flowers, and bristly fruits

Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American white avens was in 1900

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“American white avens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20white%20avens. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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