Definition of Skunkweed

1. Noun. Tall herb of the Rocky Mountains having sticky leaves and an offensive smell.

Exact synonyms: Polemonium Viscosum, Skunk-weed
Generic synonyms: Polemonium



Definition of Skunkweed

1. n. Skunk cabbage.

Definition of Skunkweed

1. Noun. Any of several American plants that have an offensive odour, but especially ''Croton texensis'' and ''Polemonium viscosum'' ¹

2. Noun. (informal) cannabis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skunkweed

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Skunkweed

1. Skunk cabbage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skunkweed

skunk bear
skunk cabbage
skunk works
skunkball
skunkbush
skunked
skunkhead
skunkheads
skunkier
skunkiest
skunking
skunkish
skunklike
skunks
skunktop
skunkweed (current term)
skunkweeds
skunkworks
skunky
skurf
skurfing
skurried
skurries
skurry
skurrying
skute
skutes
skutterudite
skutterudites
skuttle

Literary usage of Skunkweed

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1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Wherever the Common Dodder attacks cultivated plants, both it and they should be treated with scythe and fire before any seed ripens. skunkweed Navarretia ..."

2. The Valley of Democracy by Meredith Nicholson (1918)
"Whether it meant leek, polecat, skunkweed, or onion does not greatly matter. I choose the wild onion from the possibilities, for the highly unscientific ..."

3. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"G. squarrosa H. & A. skunkweed. Erect and simple or with many branches from the base, 8 to 14 in. high, pubescent and noxiously glandular; leaves once or ..."

4. Weeds of the Farm and Garden by Louis Hermann Pammel (1911)
"Fig.i3«b. Field divisions either parted or incised, upper dodder (Cuscuta , . . „ skunkweed, Pepperweed (Navarretia squarrosa, H. and A.). ..."

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