butterweed

noun
but·​ter·​weed | \ ˈbə-tər-ˌwēd How to pronounce butterweed (audio) \

Definition of butterweed

: any of several plants having yellow flowers or smooth soft foliage: such as
b : any of several North American senecios (such as Senecio glabellus)

First Known Use of butterweed

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Butterweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butterweed. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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