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Indian paintbrush

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  1. any of several semiparasitic plants belonging to the genus Castilleja, of the figwort family, as C. linariaefolia, of the western U.S.: the state flower of Wyoming.
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Origin of Indian paintbrush

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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