Definition of Locoweed

1. Noun. Any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock.

Exact synonyms: Crazy Weed, Crazyweed
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Oxytropis, Oxytropis
Specialized synonyms: Oxytropis Lambertii, Purple Loco, Purple Locoweed



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Exact synonyms: Dope, Gage, Grass, Green Goddess, Mary Jane, Pot, Sens, Sess, Skunk, Smoke, Weed
Generic synonyms: Cannabis, Ganja, Marihuana, Marijuana
Derivative terms: Dope, Dope, Smoke

Definition of Locoweed

1. Noun. Any of several plants indigenous to the western United States, of genus ''Oxytropis'' or ''Astragalus'', are toxic to cattle and the symptoms of poisoning include nervous problems. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Locoweed

1. a plant that causes poisoning when eaten by livestock [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locoweed

locomotive engineer
locomotiveness
locomotives
locomotivity
locomotor
locomotor ataxia
locomotorial
locomotorium
locomotors
locomotory
locoregional
locos
locos tenentes
locoum
locoums
locoweed (current term)
locoweed disease
locoweeds
locsiton
locsitons
loculament
loculaments
locular
loculate
loculated
loculation
loculation syndrome
locule
loculed
locules

Literary usage of Locoweed

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1. Transactions of the Colorado State Medical Society by Colorado State Medical Society (1895)
"Neither of these gentleman could trace any poisonous effects to the locoweed. There seems to be, in their minds, the opinion that possibly some of these ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... such as locoweed, ponderosa pine needles, broom snakeweed and seleniferous forage; isolation and identification by structural elucidation of teratogenic ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"... the active principles of some plants, the chemical nature of which is still unknown, are acids. The effect of the common locoweed of the Western States, ..."

4. Our National Forests: A Short Popular Account of the Work of the United by Richard Hans Douai Boerker (1918)
"The death camas, the lupines, the larkspurs, some of the wild cherries, locoweed, and practically all species of ..."

5. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1896)
"Hunter Robb, MD, Baltimore, Md. locoweed. Carl Ruedi, MD, Denver, Col. Clinical Notes on Psoriasis. L. Duncan Bulkley, MD, New York. ..."

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