winter fat

noun

Definition of winter fat

: a tomentose shrub (Krascheninnikovia lanata synonym Eurotia lanata) of the family Chenopodiaceae that is common in parts of the southwestern U.S. and yields valuable forage to stock

called also white sage, winter sage

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“Winter fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winter%20fat. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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