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noun
a South American plant, Galinsoga parviflora, widely distributed as a weed, having small daisy-like flowers surrounded by silvery scales: family Asteraceae (composites)Also called: Joey Hooker
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Word Origin for gallant soldier

C20: by folk etymology from New Latin Galinsoga
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