Definition of skunkweed 

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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