sneezeweed

noun
sneeze·​weed | \ ˈsnēz-ˌwēd How to pronounce sneezeweed (audio) \

Definition of sneezeweed

: any of several composite plants especially : a North American perennial herb (Helenium autumnale) with yellow ray flowers and a darker globose disk

First Known Use of sneezeweed

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Sneezeweed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sneezeweed. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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