Indian paintbrush

noun

Definition of Indian paintbrush

  1. 1 :  any of a genus (Castilleja) of chiefly American herbaceous plants of the snapdragon family that have brightly colored bracts —called also painted cup

  2. 2 :  orange hawkweed

Illustration of indian paintbrush

1892

First Known Use of indian paintbrush

1892


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