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crownbeard

[ kroun-beerd ]
/ ˈkraʊnˌbɪərd /
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noun
any of various American composite plants constituting the genus Verbesina, having clustered, usually yellow flower heads.
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Origin of crownbeard

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; crown + beard
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