skunkweed

noun

Definition of skunkweed

  1. :  any of several offensive-smelling herbs: such as a :  skunk cabbage b :  an annual Californian weed (Gilia squarrosa) c :  a Rocky Mountain sticky-leaved herb (Polemonium viscosum) d :  joe-pye weed

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First Known Use of skunkweed

1739


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