horse devil

noun

Definition of horse devil

: a wild indigo (Baptisia lanceolata) of the southern U.S. that when dried and withered is rolled about by the wind sometimes frightening horses

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“Horse devil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horse%20devil. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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