Definition of Rabbit brush

1. Noun. Pleasantly aromatic shrub having erect slender flexible hairy branches and dense clusters of small yellow flowers covering vast areas of western alkali plains and affording a retreat for jackrabbits; source of a yellow dye used by the Navajo.

Exact synonyms: Chrysothamnus Nauseosus, Rabbit Bush
Group relationships: Chrysothamnus, Genus Chrysothamnus
Generic synonyms: Goldenbush



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rabbit Brush

rabbinisms
rabbins
rabbis
rabbit
rabbit's-foot fern
rabbit's foot
rabbit-eared
rabbit-eared bandicoot
rabbit-eye blueberry
rabbit-foot
rabbit-proof
rabbit-weed
rabbit bandicoot
rabbit board
rabbit boards
rabbit brush (current term)
rabbit burrow
rabbit bush
rabbit ear
rabbit ear mite
rabbit ear mites
rabbit ears
rabbit fever
rabbit fibroma
rabbit fibroma virus
rabbit food
rabbit foot
rabbit haemorrhagic disease
rabbit hole
rabbit holes

Literary usage of Rabbit brush

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1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"Rabbit-brush. (See pis. 4, a, 8, b.) The Tewa of Hano give this name to ... rabbit-brush balls,' the white galls which appear on Chrysothamnus bigelovii or ..."

2. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"rabbit brush. Next to the "sage brush" and the ... There is probably a good reason for calling it "rabbit brush," and no doubt the hares of this country ..."

3. Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indians by Junius Henderson, John Peabody Harrington (1914)
"P'yp'e', 'rabbit-brush louse' (p'y, rabbit-brush; p'e', ... The species were consistently called thus whether found on rabbit- brush bushes or elsewhere. ..."

4. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"Less than half as much precipitation is recorded in the sagebrush-rabbit-brush as in the aspen-fir association; and in the oak-brush type it is only ..."

5. Soil Alkali: Its Origin, Nature, and Treatment by Franklin Stewart Harris (1920)
"The latter condition is represented by the Bear River Valley, Utah, where sage brush, rabbit brush, and salt grass are growing on land practically free from ..."

6. Soil Alkali: Its Origin, Nature, and Treatment by Franklin Stewart Harris (1920)
"The latter condition is represented by the Bear River Valley, Utah, where sage brush, rabbit brush, and salt grass are growing on land practically free from ..."

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