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feather geranium

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noun

a Eurasian weed, Chenopodium botrys, of the amaranth family, having clusters of inconspicuous flowers and unpleasant smelling, lobed leaves.

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Also called Jerusalem oak.

Origin of feather geranium

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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