Definition of Gumweed

1. Noun. Any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock.

Exact synonyms: Gum Plant, Rosinweed, Tarweed
Group relationships: Genus Grindelia, Grindelia
Specialized synonyms: Grindelia Robusta, Curlycup Gumweed, Grindelia Squarrosa
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Definition of Gumweed

1. a plant covered with a gummy substance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumweed

gumps
gumpstumps
gumpth
gumption
gumptionless
gumptions
gumptious
gums
gumshield
gumshoe
gumshoed
gumshoeing
gumshoes
gumtree
gumtrees
gumweed (current term)
gumweeds
gumwood
gumwoods
gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel
gun carriage
gun carriages
gun case
gun chamber
gun club

Literary usage of Gumweed

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1. Daily Word Problems: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"Maria found 17 gumweed, 33 black-eyed Susans, 27 common milkweed, 42 prairie rose, and 29 Indian paintbrush. How many more prairie rose and black-eyed ..."

2. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: gumweed, Scaly Grindelia. Time of bloom: June to September. Seed-time: July to October. Range: Illinois and Minnesota to the ..."

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