alpine aster

noun

: a Rocky mountain herb (Aster meritus) with violet-purple flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of alpine aster was in 1924

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“Alpine aster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20aster. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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