Origin of greasewood
Also called grease·bush [grees-boo sh] /ˈgrisˌbʊʃ/.
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Examples from the Web for greasewood
Why in this world are you talking about stones and sage and greasewood?Her Father's Daughter
Of course it worked toward the low place where grew the greasewood bush.Johnny Bear
E. T. Seton
He came upon it at last wedged against a clump of greasewood.
Got a bad fall and when I come to I was lying down the hill against some greasewood.
Only occasionally the top of a grass tuft or a greasewood shivered.Blazed Trail Stories
Stewart Edward White
- Also called: chico a spiny chenopodiaceous shrub, Sarcobatus vermiculatus of W North America, that yields an oil used as a fuel
- any of various similar or related plants, such as the creosote bush
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