Definition of Rattle weed

1. Noun. Much-branched erect herb with bright yellow flowers; distributed from Massachusetts to Florida.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattle Weed

rattinet
rattinets
ratting
rattings
rattish
rattle
rattle-top
rattle down
rattle off
rattle on
rattle snake
rattle someone's cage
rattle the bones
rattle through
rattle trap
rattle weed (current term)
rattleback
rattlebacks
rattlebox
rattleboxes
rattlebrain
rattlebrained
rattlebrains
rattled
rattlehead
rattleheaded
rattleheads
rattlemice
rattlemouse
rattlepate

Literary usage of Rattle weed

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"... though the inflated pods of this species in which the,seeds rattle at the slightest jar make the name of "rattle-box" or "rattle- weed" more appropiate. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"According to Professor Asa Gray, the rattle weed of California belongs to the genus Astragalus, and it seems probable that the plant described by Dr. ..."

3. Papilio by Henry Edwards, Eugene Murray-Aaron, New York Entomological Club (1881)
"And they have nearly disappeared, and examples taken since asth have been worn. But at this date, loth June, the rattle weed is ..."

4. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1897)
"It is also known by the common names of squaw root, black snake root, rattle weed, etc. The stem is simple, smooth, from four to eight feet high. ..."

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