Definition of alfilaria
: a European weed (Erodium cicutarium) grown for forage in the dry regions of the southwestern U.S. —called also pin grass
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Origin and Etymology of alfilaria
modification of American Spanish alfilerillo, from Spanish diminutive of alfiler pin, modification of Arabic al-khilāl the thorn, the pin
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
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