snakeweed

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noun snake·weed \ˈsnāk-ˌwēd\

Definition of snakeweed

  1. :  any of various plants popularly associated with snakes (as in appearance, habitat, or the treatment of snakebite); especially :  any of an American genus (Gutierrezia) of composite herbs or low shrubs with clustered yellow flower heads

First Known Use of snakeweed

1597

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