Definition of Milkweeds

1. Noun. (plural of milkweed) ¹



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Definition of Milkweeds

1. milkweed [n] - See also: milkweed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milkweeds

milkshakelike
milkshakes
milkshed
milksheds
milksop
milksoppy
milksops
milkvetch
milkvetches
milkwagon
milkweed
milkweed bug
milkweed bugs
milkweed family
milkweeds (current term)
milkwhite
milkwoman
milkwomen
milkwood
milkwoods
milkwort
milkwort family
milkworts
milky
milky ascites
milky quartz
milky stork
milky storks
milky urine

Literary usage of Milkweeds

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1. Rubber-content of North American Plants by Harvey Monroe Hall, Frances Louise Long (1921)
"THE GENUS ASCLEPIAS, OH TRUE milkweeds. Since most of the species here ... A few of the milkweeds have woody stems, but those here described die down to ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"milkweeds in foreground. After photograph by Williams. is recognized by the leaves toward the middle of the stem, standing in whorls of four. ..."

3. Little Wanderers by Margaret Warner Morley (1899)
"milkweeds. MOST of us like milkweeds. They are not so troublesome as f**% the ... Most kinds of milkweeds have a milky juice, as their name tells. ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"... in the Autumn and before falling turn to a rich clear yellow that lights up the thickets for some days. ABOUT milkweeds. BY DR. WILLIAM WHITMAN BAILEY. ..."

5. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by George J Hagar (1910)
"The most showy of native US milkweeds is A. tuberosa, more generally called butterfly weed and pleurisy root; it is quite common, especially in the South; ..."

6. Pamphlets on Forestry in Nevada (1905)
"The roots of the milkweeds are somewhat brittle, whitish and thickened; ... The milkweeds have a milky sap or juice which gives to them their common name ..."

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