lambkill

noun
lamb·​kill | \ ˈlam-ˌkil How to pronounce lambkill (audio) \

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Examples of lambkill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Botany cannot go farther than tell me the names of the shrubs which grow there,—the high-blueberry, panicled andromeda, lambkill, azalea, and rhodora,—all standing in the quaking sphagnum. Henry David Thoreau, The Atlantic, 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of lambkill

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Lambkill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lambkill. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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