thimbleweed

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noun thim·ble·weed \ˈthim-bəl-ˌwēd\

Definition of thimbleweed

  1. :  any of various anemones (such as Anemone virginiana and A. cylindrica) with cylindrical seed heads

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First Known Use of thimbleweed

1833

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