• synonyms

cotton bush

  1. Australian any of various downy chenopodiaceous shrubs, esp Kochia aphylla, which is used to feed livestock
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Historical Examples of cotton bush

  • It seemed a strange place for a fight—that hot, lonely, cotton-bush plain.

    While the Billy Boils

    Henry Lawson

  • On them the grass was excellent, with a good deal of cotton-bush and saltbush amongst it.