blueweed

noun

blue·​weed ˈblü-ˌwēd How to pronounce blueweed (audio)
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: a small weedy sunflower (Helianthus ciliaris) of the southwestern U.S. with blue-green or gray-green foliage

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blueweed was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Blueweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blueweed. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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