ammoniac plant

noun

: a tall Persian herb (Dorema ammoniacum) of the family Umbelliferae whose milky juice yields ammoniac

Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ammoniac plant was in 1814

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“Ammoniac plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammoniac%20plant. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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