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rosinweed

[roz-in-weed] /ˈrɒz ɪnˌwid/
noun
1.
any coarse, North American, composite plant of the genus Silphium, having a resinous juice and stalkless, paired leaves.
2.
the compass plant, S. laciniatum.
Origin of rosinweed
1825-1835
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35; rosin + weed1
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rosinweed

/ˈrɒzɪnˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of several North American plants of the genus Silphium and related genera, esp the compass plant, having resinous juice, sticky foliage, and a strong smell: family Asteraceae (composites)
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