greasewood

noun
grease·​wood | \ ˈgrēs-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce greasewood (audio) \

Definition of greasewood

: a low stiff shrub (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) of the goosefoot family common in alkaline soils in the western U.S. also : any of various related or similar shrubs

First Known Use of greasewood

1838, in the meaning defined above

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