locoweed

noun lo·co·weed \ ˈlō-(ˌ)kō-ˌwēd \

Definition of locoweed

: any of several leguminous plants (genera Astragalus and Oxytropis) of western North America that cause locoism especially in livestock

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1879

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locoweed

noun lo·co·weed \ ˈlō-(ˌ)kō-ˌwēd \

medical Definition of locoweed

: any of several leguminous plants (genera Astragalus and Oxytropis) of western North America that cause locoism in livestock

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