devil's paintbrush

noun

Definition of devil's paintbrush

: orange hawkweed broadly : any of various hawkweeds that are naturalized weeds in the eastern U.S.

First Known Use of devil's paintbrush

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Devil's paintbrush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devil%27s%20paintbrush. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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