frostweed

noun

Definition of frostweed

: any of several plants upon which ice crystals form during the first frosts: such as
a : an American plant of the genus Helianthemum — see frostwort
b : a salt-marsh fleabane (Pluchea camphorata)

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First Known Use of frostweed

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Frostweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frostweed. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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